That Mushroom House (43 images)
Everyone calls it the Mushroom House – the O’Neill House at 507 North Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Don O’Neill was a successful art dealer specializing in art nouveau, and in 1978, he and his wife Sandy began to renovate this property in homage to his favorite architect, the surrealist Antoni Gaudi. Don O’Neill died in 1985, just as the project got underway, but his wife vowed to finish it in his honor. In 1988 she finally did, and it certainly is surreal – and...