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Guggenheim Museum (1956)

Guggenheim

It’s hard to believe that anyone exists who has not heard of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, New York, or that it has been featured in a few movies. A few? Well, let’s try a statement from guggenheim.org/blogs: “Members of the film and television community have chosen to feature the building in more […]

La Miniatura (1923)

la miniatura

La Miniatura, also known as the Millard House, is a textile block house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1923 in Pasadena, California. It is one of Wright’s most famous and innovative works, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (This page may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure about […]

Storer House (1923)

storer house

The Storer House is a Frank Lloyd Wright house in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles built in 1923. The structure is noteworthy as one of the four Mayan Revival style textile-block houses built by Wright in the Los Angeles area from 1922 to 1924. The house was commissioned by Dr. John Storer, a homeopathic […]

Ennis House (1923)

ennis house

Frank Lloyd Wright had designed the first of his California homes in 1909. Built in 1910 and located in Montecito, the design was a 5,000 sq, ft. “summer cottage” for Emily and George C. Stewart. His third design in the state (there were 24 in all) was a home for Charles and Mabel Ennis. Designed […]

Hollyhock House (1921)

Hollyhock exterior

Hollyhock House added to World Heritage List On July 7, 2019, UNESCO announced the addition of the Barnsdall Hollyhock House along with seven other Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings to the United Nations’ list of the world’s most significant cultural and natural sites. (This page may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure about affiliate links […]

Marin County Civic Center (1957)

Marin County Civic Center

After crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, the drive north is quite scenic in and of itself, but passing through Sausalito and then San Rafael — ignoring the traffic of course — will begin to give one a small sense of the connection to the land that Frank Lloyd Wright intended between the Marin County Civic […]

Della Walker House (1951)

A long time ago – long before I knew about the Walker House – I used to regularly walk by the unusual structure on Scenic Drive in Carmel-by-the-Sea, hardly paying much attention to it. Except for one thing: it reminded me very much of the prow of a ship, thrusting outward from the rocky shoreline, […]