Aspen: The Call of the Wild

From The New York Times Magazine, Jan. 21, 1990. The sun first peeks over the Continental Divide just after six on New Years Day, and partic­ularly at this hour, it seems there could be no more beautiful place on earth than the Roaring Fork Valley—red-tinged clay, bright white snow and a pure blue in the […]

Sportsmanlike Conduct

December 1990 – Washington Home and Garden Sportsmanlike Conduct From Walter Chrysler in the 1930s to Mohamed Hadid today, the owners of Pokety Farm in Maryland are turned into hunting enthusiasts. WINTER’S DAWN DOES NOT COME quietly to Pokety Farm, developer Mohamed Hadid’s exquisite sporting lodge. Thousands of ducks and geese honk, sheep bleet, horses […]

French Romance

May 2003 – Leading Estates of the World, by Pamela Kelsey AS THE GATES OPEN in Holmby Hills, a solitary vision of fairy tale splendor greets you. Seldom in real life does one encounter such beauty, such pure perfection—even in the glamour capital of conspicuous consumption surrounding Rodeo Drive. When renowned architect Richard Landry was […]