The Golden Girls House Is for Sale, and I’ve Never Wanted to Buy Real Estate More

The Golden Girls has been in my life for as long as I can remember. I was 10 years old back in 1985, when the show debuted to massive success on NBC, and remember watching with my parents—though, of course, many of the wickedly funny jokes went over my tiny head back then.

In the years since, my beloved Dorothy, Blanche, Rose, and Sophia have basically never left my TV screen. First, there were the always airing reruns I watched through college and beyond (and still on Sunday mornings because I’m a Gen X’er who has cable). Today, of course,

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Two Set Designers Restore This Midcentury House in California

Renowned in the film world as a powerhouse set-design team, David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco have long been on speed dial for directors such as Quentin Tarantino, Wes Anderson, and Damien Chazelle. From the quirky-cool 1970s New York they conjured for Anderson’s Royal Tenenbaums to the nostalgic, Ed Ruscha–tinged Los Angeles of La La Land, the couple control every nuance of mood, views, and atmosphere in the films they design. And yet when they were looking for a home eight years ago, their priority was a view that was anything but static.

Sited in the Santa Barbara foothills, the 1956

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