Tag: Architect

September 25, 2014 /

Designed by John De Laurio for real estate developer Patrick M. Longan and completed in 1926: . . The history: Castillo del Lago: Bugsy Siegel’s Former House, and Madonna’s Too | Under the Hollywood Sign. The Pykta version: Photography and Website by Richard Horn – Negative Altitude Photography.

September 25, 2014 /

King Vidor escorts his wife, actress Eleanor Boardman, to the premiere of “Marianne” in 1929: This is the house architect Wallace Neff designed for them – it was completed in 1928: laniersmith What a beautiful couple! The house looks amazing. Is that an outdoor fireplace? Hope the house is still…

September 4, 2014 /

Pure mid-century wonder … Case Study House #22, The Stahl House, Architect Pierre Koenig, 1959-1960, Photograph by Julius Shulman. If you want to see the house in a movie watch Galaxy Quest. If you want to buy an architecture buff a wow Christmas present get the Taschen Case Study Houses:…

September 4, 2014 /

The Pepsi-Cola Building, designed by Natalie de Blois and Gordon Bunshaft for Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, 1960 For the landmark preservation report, click here. Denizens of Manhattan and an interior frieze by Constantino Nivola—ownership of the building went to Olivetti in 1967—pictured Here, the Olivetti Showroom in New York (different…

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June 1, 2014 /

The little one is Eric Lloyd Wright, his grandfather’s hand to his head, his father not wearing a beret. He grew up in the family business. And spoke at length, reading from the diary of Anaïs Nin about the house he created for her and his half-brother, in Silverlake.  

June 1, 2014 /