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What really happened at Rustic Canyon’s rumored Nazi ranch?

Rumors abound about the Murphy Ranch ruins. This is the true history.

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Chasing Paul Williams

"I wasn’t sure what to look for when I walked into Williams’s buildings, so I searched for clues about the man himself."

Grand Pasadena Spanish-style by Paul Williams asks $3.3M

The elegant home offers views for miles around.

Sublime midcentury modern by Paul Williams seeks $11.5M

Even in the treasure trove of trophy homes known as Trousdale Estates, this property stands out.

Joan Crawford’s mansion from ‘Feud’ can be yours for $7M

Designed by Paul R. Williams in 1938, the gorgeous time capsule is on the market for the first time in more than six decades.

Architect Paul R. Williams’ family residence in Lafayette Square hits the market for the first time, asking $2.395M

A glamorous Art Deco-style staircase, coffered ceilings, soffits, built-in furniture, and an original St. Charles kitchen.

1930s Spanish Colonial by Paul R. Williams in Brentwood seeks $8.95M

The gated villa features coffered ceilings, terracotta tile floors, a sculpture garden, and a grotto-style swimming pool.

These black-and-white photos capture the artistry and impact of Los Angeles architect Paul R. Williams

Janna Ireland spent a year shooting the prolific architect’s work. Her photos will be on display at Woodbury University’s Hollywood Boulevard outpost.

Midcentury modern in Inland Empire is a total heartthrob for $1.1M

We’d move to Ontario to live in this Paul Williams-designed house.

1920s Mediterranean Revival by Paul R. Williams in the Los Feliz Oaks

Featuring dramatic views, coffered ceilings, and a variety of fruit trees, this elegant property is available for the first time in over 25 years. It’s asking $3.2M.

Lovely 1920s villa by Paul R. Williams in the Pasadena hills asking $2.2M

The illustrious architect designed this elegant villa as a spec house in 1929. It’s blessed with a bounty of swoon-worthy original features, including coffered ceilings, wrought-iron grilles, stained glass, and colorful ceramic tile.

Glamorous Paul Williams-designed time capsule in View Park looks like 1964

This three-bedroom house has classic design touches, dreamy wallpaper, and a fantastic architectural pedigree.

Hancock Park home with a secret bar room asks $4.6M

This stately residence was designed by master architect Paul Williams for prominent Los Angeles couple Mary and Gabriel Carlos Duque. Completed in 1933, the same year prohibition was repealed, it features a secret hidden barroom in the library.

Landmark South LA Funeral Home to Become Housing

A former funeral home designated as historic at both a local and national level is about to get a new life as part of a modest affordable housing project in Historic South-Central. The Angelus Funeral Home was originally designed by Paul R. Williams.

Paul Williams Tudor Revival in La Cañada Flintridge Comes With a Little New and a Lot of Old

Heiress Lydia Hearst Sets Los Feliz Record Buying Gorgeous and Historic Rossetti Residence

Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, Mia Farrow, and David Niven Have All Lived in This Holmby Hills Mansion

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Mapping LA's most incredible lost mansions

These estates were torn down, but their stories are not forgotten

Rent the Guesthouse of a Paul Williams-Designed Mansion in Brentwood for $2,450

Who Paid $50 Million For Kenny Rogers's Old Estate in Bel Air?

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Buys a Well-Preserved 1940 Paul Williams in Franklin Hills

Bastardized Paul Williams in Bel Air With Two of Everything Asking $35 Million

Bel Air's Stately Whispering Pines Manor Flipping For Triple the Price at $19 Million

Buy the Cowardly Lion's Paul Williams Spread (With Bowling Alley) For $28.5 Million

Who Will Revive Old Hollywood's San Berdoo Resort Getaway?

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Bel Air Megamansion Liongate Hitting the Market for $65 Million

Inside Connie Stevens's Fabulous Holmby Hills Paul Williams, Asking $18.5 Million

Los Feliz's Fabulous 1931 Villa Andalusia Asking $8.3 Million

Whitewashed 1920s English Country Manor by Arthur Kelly with Paul Williams Remodel in Windsor Square

Paul Williams-Designed Tudor In Bel Air Asking $19.95 Million

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Early Movie Star's Paul Williams House in Brentwood Comes With Secret Library Stairway

3 Biggest LA Home Sales Last Week Include Paul Williams Flip

Paul Williams' Majestic Andalusian-Hacienda Style Ford Estate

Producer Building His Own Personal Art Museum in Bev Hills

Historic 1930s Colonial Revival by Paul Williams in Miracle Mile

Philanthropist Glorya Kaufman Lists Star-Studded Mandeville Canyon Estate for $40MM

LA Conservancy Awards Include Boyle Hotel, 28th St. Apts.