Each of Local Framework’s properties is as singular as its surrounding environment. Crafted specifically to its particular location and market, structures are integrated with the local landscape while maintaining a distinct identity—from innovative design to interactive programming.
Just an hour north of San Francisco on the edge of the Point Reyes National Seashore, Olema House is an intimate, tranquil escape for exploring the West Marin Coast. Surrounded by national forest parkland and pristine coastal wilderness, this idyllic retreat offers an eclectic mix of urbane sophistication and Bohemian charm, making it the perfect getaway for enjoying one of Northern California’s most serene and picturesque locales.
Located in the heart of Palm Springs, this iconic landmark once served as a premier destination for Hollywood’s elite. The Colony Palms infuses Colonial-style architecture with charming design details amidst lush gardens which house an iconic poolside restaurant. A study in contrasts, the hotel is set in a secluded environment, providing a uniquely private oasis setting while remaining only a short walk from downtown’s many shops and restaurants.
Set on 3.5 acres and surrounded by vineyards on the South and to the West, Knoll House will be providing guests an authentic Napa Valley experience. Each of the carefully appointed guest rooms will feature sweeping vineyard views and outdoor patios or decks from which to enjoy and appreciate the beautiful surroundings. Vibrant and inviting, the amenities will include a large swimming pool, bocce court, full-service spa and specialty market, as well as a retail area that will also offer bicycle rentals and services. A distinctive restaurant and bar will provide indoor and outdoor seating with panoramic vistas of the nearby Mayacamas mountains, vineyards and gardens. Given its adjacency to the Napa Valley Vine Trail, the hotel will also serve as a gathering hub for the Vine Trail and its users.
A creative wellbeing development project, Rancho San Miguel is located ten minutes outside of San Miguel de Allende’s charming, historic downtown — recognized as a UNSECO World Heritage Site and Travel & Leisure’s 2017 and 2018 World’s Top City. Rancho San Miguel is situated on approximately 300 acres of unspoiled land – 70 percent of which will be preserved as open space – and will serve as a forum for personal enrichment and feature a workshop-focused hotel, midlife wisdom school, residences, working organic farm, arts colony, and significant outdoor recreation amenities. The property will celebrate its agrarian setting and San Miguel’s vibrant arts culture, creating a community with an authentic, deeply-rooted sense of place that fosters connection, lifelong learning, and creative pursuits.