The main elements of this unique Storybook-style courtyard in Los Angeles known as The Grove were moved here from another location. The original courtyard and cottages were designed by architect Allen Siple in 1932; Elda Muir made additions in 1940. When a major construction project threatened the destruction of the complex, the project’s developers moved the buildings to this location off Wilshire Boulevard in 1988, where they were reconfigured for office use. Despite the move, most of the complex survived intact, with some parts reconstructed. Elements of Storybook-style architecture can be seen in the diminutive scale of the cottages, random paving pattern, casual layout of the buildings, artificial aging, and use of one material to suggest another, such as the “log” posts of the wishing well that are actually reinforced colored concrete.