Marc Appleton is the principal of Appleton Partners LLP, an architectural firm in Santa Monica and Santa Barbara. He has written, published, or contributed to many books including: George Washington Smith: An Architect's Scrapbook (2001), Robert Winter's Myron Hunt at Occidental College (2012), and Ranches: Home on the Range in California (2016). Marc lives in Santa Barbara. Bret Parsons has written four books, including Colcord Home (2008), the biography of the beloved Southern California architect Gerard Colcord. He is managing director of the Architectural Division of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Beverly Hills. Bret resides in Los Angeles. Steve Vaught is an author and historian who specializes in Southern California architectural and social history. He has written about Palm Springs's rich history in The Committee of Twenty-Five, The First 65 Years, 19482013 (2014); Sentinels in Stone, Palm Springs Historic Tennis Club Neighborhood and its Iconic Walls (2015); and Einstein Dreamt Here, The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn (with Tracy Conrad) (2015). Steve lives in Palm Springs.