LEONARDO (LEO) E. MARMOL, FAIA / RON RADZINER, FAIA
Radziner grew up in the Los Angeles area, the son of Dutch survivors of the Holocaust who immigrated to Los Angeles in the 1950s. He graduated from Reseda HS before earning a degree in architecture from California Polytechnic State University in 1984. He earned an MA at the University of Colorado in 1986.
Marmol graduated with a degree in architecture from California Polytechnic State University in 1984. He appeared in the following documentaries: Visual Acoustics; The Nature of Modernism: E. Stewart Williams, Architect; and Lost LA. A noted artist, he's had several exhibitions.
They founded Marmol Radziner and Associates in 1989 in Venice CA, specializing in restoring important mid-century houses and creating new Modernist houses. These restorations are listed under the original architect. Bios adapted from Wikipedia.
1990 - The Rosenfeld Residence Addition, 242-244 Horizon Avenue, Venice CA. Still owned by the Rosenfelds as of 2021.
1990 - The Daniel Schag Addition, 1120 Grant Street, Santa Monica CA. Duro Construction Company was the builder. Second story addition to a single- story residence. Sold in 1995 to Anne Coscorelli, still owner as of 2021. Photo by Michael Locke.
1991 - The Drexler Residence Kitchen, 17354 Palora Street, Encino CA. Status unknown.
1992 - The David and Mayra McCullough Residence, 23231 Gonzales Drive, Woodland Hills CA. Deeded to the Mayra McCullough Trust. Sold for the first time in 2022.
1992 - The Susan Woodley Residence, 3831 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro CA. Sold in 1999 to Ron Ellsworth and Suzanne Licht, still owners as of 2021.
1995 - The Kuntz Residence Alterations, 3440 Cabrillo Boulevard, Los Angeles CA. Status unknown.
1995 - The John and Sue Pascoe Residence Addition, 764 Radcliffe Avenue, Pacific Palisades CA. Deeded in 2018 to their LLC, 764 Radcliffe LLC.
1996 - The Brian and Carol Lysaght Renovation, 235 24th Street, Santa Monica CA. Original house built in 1936. Sold in 2003 to Neils and Nadine Goteiner. Sold in 2005 to Poppy and Robin Englehardt. Sold in 2010 to Charles Hunt and Christina Norma. Sold in 2014 to Joseph and Luba Rosenblum.
1997 - aka Bellagio Place Residence, 11004 Bellagio Place, Los Angeles CA. Won the 1999 Builder Magazine Builders Choice Award. Sold to Joseph and Hillary Davis. Sold in 2008 to Brian and Tina Wynn. Destroyed, and a new house built, not by Marmol Radziner.
1998 - The Michael Guttentag Studio, 235 Amalfi Drive, Santa Monica CA. Still owned by Guttentag as of 2021.
1998 - The Christopher Henrikson and Susannah Grant Studio, 233 Amalfi Drive, Santa Monica CA. Sold in 2005 to Robert Hollander. Sold in 2022.
1998 - The Jonathan Collier Addition, aka Rustic Canyon Residence Addition, 10 Latimer Road, Santa Monica CA. Original house built in 1926.
1998 - aka Santa Fe Residence, 650 Camino de la Luz, Santa Fe NM. Sold to Jackie Blum.
1999 - The Eric and Lisa Eisner Residence Renovation, 969 Stone Canyon Road, Los Angeles CA. Still in the Eisner family as of 2021.
1999 - The Susan and Lloyd Stockel Residence Addition, 159 North Cliffwood Avenue, Los Angeles CA. Still in the Stockel family as of 2021.
2000 - The Tom Ford Renovation, aka London Residence Renovation, 26 Gilston Road, London, UK. Sold in 2014. For sale in 2020.
2000 - The Paul Schwartz House, aka Strand Residence, 2012 The Strand, Manhattan Beach CA. Sold around 2009 to William and Carolyn Powers.
2001 - The Steve Glenn Renovation, 849 Berkeley Street, Santa Monica CA. Sold in 2003 to Laszlo and Julie Regos; still owner as of 2022. Photo by Michael Locke.
2001 - The David Kissinger and Alexandra Rockwell House, aka Hightree Residence, 646 Hightree Road, Santa Monica CA. M&A Builders was the contractor. Photo by Michael Locke.
2001 - The Rea Laccone Renovation, 1374 Laurel Way, Beverly Hills CA. Sold in 2020 to Laure Dubreuil and Robert Young.
2001 - aka Paris Apartment, 15 Quai de Conti, Paris, France. Status unknown.
2002 - The Dennis Ardi House, aka 7680 Mulholland Trust Residence, 7680 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles CA. Marmol Radziner was the builder. Deeded to Trust; still owner as of 2023. Photo by Michael Locke.
2002 - The Ron and Robin Radziner House, aka Glencoe Residence, 2125 Glencoe Avenue, Venice CA. Sold in 2005 to Richard Appel. Sold in 2014 to Peter Berg. Sold to Justin and Tatiana Wills. Sold in 2021 to Joshua Donen.
2003 - The Amy Barnett Residence, 29 Roosevelt Avenue, Mill Valley CA. Sold in 2014 to Kimberly Fullerton-Nelson. Sold in 2021 to Terry and Justin Santamaria.
2003 - The Irvin Blitz Residence Alterations, 2096 Topanga Skyline Drive, Topanga CA. Sold in 2010 to Chris Bard. Sold in 2018 to Marco Diez. Sold in 2021 to George Haddad.
2003 - The Steven Meisel Residence Renovation, 1157 North Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills CA. Gated community. 6350 sf. Original house built in 1963 and designed by George MacLean. Interiors by Brad Dunning. Sold in 2014 to Alliance Property Group LLC/Sam Nappi, who destroyed it.
2004 - The John Ward and Chan Luu House, 733 Brooktree Road, Pacific Palisades CA. Deeded to John Ward. Sold in 2009 to Jeffrey Wolman/Philly Trust; still owners as of 2021.
2003 - The David Wilson Residence, 546 University Avenue, Los Altos CA. Still owner as of 2021.
2003 - The Clea Benson and John Schuster Residence, 64033 Glendale Road, Joshua Tree CA. Original house built in 1956. Deeded in 2021 to Benson.
2005 - The Leo Marmol House, aka Desert House, 14875 McCarger Road, Desert Hot Springs CA. Awards: 2007 Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design American Architecture Award; 2006 AIA Inland CA Merit Award; AIA Los Angeles Honor Award. Sold in 2011 to Matthew Jacobson and Kristopher Dukes.
2005 - The Cory Crall Johnson House, aka Altamira Residence, 3 Yacht Harbor Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes CA. Won a 2007 AIA Long Beach/South Bay Harbor Award; 2008 Los Angeles Business Council Housing Award; ASLA National Honor Award. Still in the Johnson family as of 2021.
2006 - The Christopher Henrikson and Susannah Grant Residence, aka Hendrikson/Grant, 555 East Channel Road, Santa Monica CA. Still owners as of 2021.
2006 - aka Topanga Residence, 20918 Waveview Drive, Topanga CA. Sold in 2013 to Peter and Elizabeth Goulds.
2006 - The Joseph and Ami Cohen Residence, 14200 Alisal Lane, Santa Monica CA. Featured in Architectural Digest, June 2017. Still owned by the Cohens as of 2021.
2007 - aka Moab Residence, 130 Hidden Valley Drive, Moab UT. 71 acres. 2500 sf. Video. One of the first Marmol Radziner prefab houses. For sale in 2012 and 2019.
2007 - The Robin Cottle and Ron Radziner House, aka Vienna Way Residence, 1327 Vienna Way, Venice CA. Won a 2008 Interiors Design Magazine Best of Year Merit Award; Sunset AIA Western Home Custom. Featured in Architectural Record Houses of 2009. Sold in 2013 to Rudolph Lawrence, Vienna Way Trust. Sold in 2019 to 1327 Vienna Way Holdings LLC.
2007 - The Michael Myers House, aka Sun Valley Remodel, 200 Prospector Road, Hailey ID. Original house built in 1974. Sold to William and Sheila Walker.
2007 - The Warren Edwards Apartments, 1330 Quintero Street, Los Angeles CA. 4 units. Calmax Construction Inc. was the builder. The main unit has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Three additional one bedroom, one bath units were designed as income properties. Sold in 2011 to Patrick and Alison Sherman. Photo, top, by Michael Locke.
2008 - The Tom Ford Guest Houses, aka Cerro Pelon Guest Houses, 5547 Highway 41 North, Galisteo NM. Originally called Cook Ranch, the location was used as a movie set for movies including Silverado, Lonesome Dove, and Wild Wild West. Marmol Radziner designed and built the guest houses, ranch manager's headquarters, and tennis courts and was the executive architect and general contractor for the Tadao Ando-designed main house. Sits on over 20,000 acres. Sold in 2021 to Fred Haas. For sale in 2022.
2008 - The Philippe Kahn and Sonia Lee House, aka Santa Cruz Prefab, 122 Fairview Place, Santa Cruz CA. 3200sf. Still owners as of 2021.
2009 - The Michael Guttentag Addition, 235 Amalfi Drive, Santa Monica CA. A four-level studio addition plus parking and additional living space for guests.
2009 - The Bill and Abbie Burton House, 4700 Long Valley Ranch Road, Ukiah CA. Prefab of ten steel modules.
2009 - The James Joseph (Jim) Murren House, aka Spark and Cinder LLC House, aka Arrowhead Residence, 7 Painted Feather Way, Las Vegas NV. Built by Jack Rafferty. Gated access. 1.5 acres. For sale in 2020.
2009 - The Jonathan Sela and Megan Schoenbachler House, 730 Palms Boulevard, Venice CA. Sold in 2014 to Don Parker and Monica Perez. For sale in 2023. Photos by Michael Locke.
2009 - The Anne Beatrice Jermain and Daniel Lukas House, aka Palms Prefab, 734 Palms Boulevard, Venice CA. Leo Marmol lived in the home for a short time. Sold in 2018 to Daniel Fratteli, Leslie Kinger, and the Peepyopi Trust.
2010 - The Skip Paul and Van Fletcher House, aka Trousdale Residence, 1003 Wallace Ridge, Beverly Hills CA. Still owners as of 2021.
2010 - The Michael and Lorraine Chevlin House, aka Dry Creek Residence, 3375 Dry Creek Road, Napa CA. Still owners as of 2021.
2010 - The Michael (Flea) Balzary House, 6228 Sycamore Meadows Drive, Malibu CA. 3066 sf. Sold in 2014 to Ziria Investments LLC/Jeffrey Hayden.
2011 - The Julie Hannaford House, aka Lilac House, 970 Lilac Drive, Montecito CA. Landscape design, also by Marmol Radziner. Sold in 2018 to Elizabeth C. Atwater, aka Elizabeth A. Hannaford. Video.
2011 - The Jordan and Lisa Bender House, 8612 Benvenuto Court, Lake Tahoe, Truckee CA.
2011 - The Hawkesbury House, 328017 or 69 Maxwell Road, Mount Barker, Wanaka, New Zealand.
2011 - The Nick and Sole Riley Weekend House, 130 Bull Path, East Hampton NY. Built by Aran Construction. Merit Award from the AIA Peconic Chapter in 2013. Featured in Town and Country Magazine, 2015. Sold in 2018 to the Cardinal family.
2011 - The Yoshi Wada House, 2020 Wattles Drive, Los Angeles CA. Sold in 2016 to David Dinetz and Dylan Trussell.
2012 - The Steven Romick and Eden Salenger House, aka Schroeder Court, 8706 Schroeder Court, Truckee CA.
2012 - The Kevin and Alisa Ratner House, aka Brooktree Residence, 645 North Brooktree Road, Pacific Palisades CA. Photo, top, by Michael Locke.
2012 - The Robert W. Colegrove House, 2068 Glencoe Way, Los Angeles CA. Built by De Krassel Construction Inc. Photo by Michael Locke.
2013 - The Arango Residence, 1360 Summitridge Place, Beverly Hills CA. Sold to Dennis Wong/1360 Summitridge Place RS LLC. About 4 acres. Sold in 2019, still half-finished, to Carpe Diem BH LLC. Sold in 2022, still half-finished, to Summitridge Place LLC. As of November 2022, the house was boarded up and surrounded by a chainlink fence. Photo, bottom, by Michael Locke.
2013 - The Peter Thermansen and Martha Parker Residence, 10244 East Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale AZ. Featured in the Wall Street Journal. Photos by Bill Timmerman.
2014 - The Douglas Hirsch House, aka Moreno Residence, 549 Moreno Avenue, Los Angeles CA. Commissioned in 2013. Marmol Radziner was the builder. First photo by Michael Locke.
2014 - The Kimberly Fullerton-Nelson Renovation, 29 Roosevelt Avenue, Mill Valley CA. Original house built in 1900. Sold in 2021 to Justin and Terryjean Santamaria.
2014 - The Leo Marmol House, aka La Quinta Vacation House, aka Leomar Holdings LLC House, 53281 Ross Avenue, La Quinta CA. Built by Bradshaw Construction. 8300sf. Overlooks a golf course.
2015 - The Jerry Todd Lee House, aka Frances Residence, 3560 Frances Avenue, Los Angeles CA.
2015 - The Alessandro Cajrati Crivelli Mesmer House, 670 Perugia Way, Los Angeles CA. Designed with Felicity Bell. Built by Tyler Development. For sale in 2023. Photos by Michael Locke.
2015 - aka Mulholland Drive Equestrian Ranch, Las Virgenese, Calabasas CA. Built by Marmol Radziner.
2015 - Renovation, 97 Paradise Cove Road, Malibu CA. Transformation of a mobile home. Gated community. For sale in 2022.
2016 - The Mark Dipaolo House, aka Cliffside Residence, 28884 Cliffside Drive, Malibu CA. Available for rent.
2016 - The Amtmann Residence, aka Doner Enterprises LLC House, 9386 Campobello Court, Truckee CA. Built by Hayhoe Custom Construction.
2016 - The Ernest and Vickie Wuest House, aka Annapolis Residence, 838 Holly Drive East, Annapolis MD.
2016 - The Ron Radziner and Robin Cottle House, aka Mandeville Canyon Residence, 2440 Mandeville Canyon Road, Los Angeles CA. Marmol Radziner was the builder. Photos by Michael Locke.
2016 - The Michael and Nadine Levitt House, aka Esparta Residence, 111 Esparta Way, Santa Monica CA. 14200sf. Sold in 2017 to CS1219 Trust/John Cadarette. Sold in 2020 to LA Real Estate Holdings LLC.
2016 - The Bruce and Nancy Newberg House, 5 Oakmont Drive, Los Angeles CA. Interiors by Kathryn Ireland.
2016 - The Linda Kephart House, 3581 Wasatch Avenue, Los Angeles CA. Three separate structures, 2 homes and a garage. Address of second house on property is 3585, built 1947. Sold in 2017 to Henri and Jennifer Courpron. Sold in 2020 to Aaron Judovits.
2016 - The Jay Levitt House, aka La Jolla Residence, 6251 La Jolla Scenic Drive South, La Jolla CA. Sold in 2021 to the Dana Zeff Trust.
2016 - The Lawrence Szabo and Stefan Hammerschmidt House, aka Oak, 1245 Palms Boulevard, Venice CA. Landscape design, Stefan Hammerschmidt. The existing guest house was kept for Hammerschmidt's office.
2016 - The Marina Guthrie Remodel, 868 Leonard Road, Los Angeles CA. Built by Daniel Bibani. Original house built in 1958. Sold in 2014 to Tjmm Properties LLC. Sold in 2017 to Jess Dorothy LLC. Sold in 2021 to the Martin Kruger Trust. Photos by Michael Locke.
Around 2016 - aka Instrumental Home Prefab. Interiors, Kravitz design. Small house with living area, kitchen, one bedroom, and one bathroom. Status unknown.
2017 - aka 595 Channel Road LLC House, 595 East Channel Road, Santa Monica CA. 8 bedrooms, 10 baths, 9500 sf. Sold in 2019 to the Sunny Moose Trust. Photo 1 by Michael Locke.
2017 - aka Ascaya House, aka Las Vegas Prefab, 5 Boulderback Drive, Henderson NV. 36 modules (24 interior, 12 exterior) assembled on site in 4 days. Won a 2013 AIA LA Design Award; 2012 AIA Nevada Merit Award. Sold in 2020 to 5 Boulderback, LLC.
2017 - The Stacey Snider and Gary Jones House, 729 North Camden Drive, Beverly Hills CA. Snider served as Chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox before its acquisition by Disney. John Mack was the builder. Photo by Michael Locke.
2017 - The Sandra Fox and Rose Zink House, 1365 East Preston Way, Venice CA. Marmol Radziner was also the builder. Photo by Michael Locke.
2017 - The Edward and Melissa Akkaway House, aka Point Dume Residence, 28981 Cliffside Drive, Malibu CA.
2017 - aka Bella Vista Residence, Montecito CA. 9300sf. Built. Status unknown.
2017 - The Mark Hoppus Residence Renovation, 1111 Maytor Place, Beverly Hills CA. Original house designed by Hal Levitt.
2018 - The Payton Johnson House, aka Fox Bluff House, 4525 Fox Bluff Lane, Middleton WI. Located on Lake Mendota.
2019 - aka Villa Amsterdam, near Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Built for a young family outside the city center.
2019 - The Kozel/Tietz House, aka Calistoga Residence, 1610 Cedar Street, Calistoga CA. Built by Avi Forman.
2020 - The David Leventhal House, aka Forever House Trust, aka Hollywood Canyon Residence, 2715 Jalmia Drive, Los Angeles CA. Valle/Reinis Builders Inc. was the builder. Main house and guest house. Featured in Architectural Digest. First photo by Michael Locke.
2021 - The Carlyle Residence, aka the DJCali LLC House, 371 21st Place, Santa Monica CA. Photos by Michael Locke.
2021 - The Andrew Kaiser House, aka Toro Canyon Residence, 580 Toro Canyon Road, Santa Barbara CA.
2021 - aka Secret Beach House, Kauapea Road, Kilauea, Kaua'i HI. On the North Shore. Features parts from Lindal Cedar Homes. 4500 sf. Structural engineer, Fossatti Pawlak. There is another MR project with Lindal in the area.
Year Unknown - aka La Mesa House, Santa Monica CA. Status unknown.
Year Unknown - aka Kula House, Maui HI.
Year Unknown - aka Georgina Addition, Georgina Avenue, Santa Monica CA. 4500 sf addition.
Year Unknown - aka Stone House, Venice CA.
Year Unknown - aka Napa Prefab, Napa CA.
Year Unknown - aka House in Hollywood Canyon.
Year Unknown - aka House in Scottsdale AZ.
Year Unknown - The Mountain View Mobile Home Park, Santa Monica CA. Prefab mobile homes.
Year unknown - The Trina Turk and Jonathan Skow Renovation, aka Ship of the Desert Renovation, Palm Springs CA.
Year unknown - House in Kaua'i. Located near the lighthouse. 4500sf.
Sources include: Marmol Radziner; Los Angeles Building Department.