Tag: Roland Coate

Howard Hughes lived in a Coates-designed local home

Howard Hughes lived in a Coates-designed local home

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Roland E. Coate was among the architects hired to build dream homes for oil titans, bankers and film moguls in the robust real estate expansion of the first half of the 20th century. Coate was — in what is considered a golden age for home design — a stand-out. Many of his homes are in […]

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Agent co-writes series on city’s best architects

Agent co-writes series on city’s best architects

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Bret Parsons learned “one of the best homes in Hancock Park” was for sale for $595,000, he wrote to the real estate agent. When she phoned him, she was probably surprised when his mother answered, saying, “He’s in school right now… high school.” “They had a big laugh,” Parsons said last month while taking […]

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