Katie Falkenberg / For the Los Angeles Times
Ehrlich-Bell and her husband, Joel Bell, in the remodeled kitchen. A new peninsula counter made of Caesarstone quartz doubles as the couple's dining table. New cabinets wear solid-core plastic laminate veneers with back-cut faces for door pulls, a classic Schindler detail. Contemporary appliances include a Wolf range, a Miele dishwasher and a SubZero refrigerator. "We didn't feel like we needed to find a fridge or an oven from the '40s," Ehrlich says. "If Schindler were alive, he would be using the materials of today."