Frank Lloyd Wright’s Millard House “La Miniatura”

By Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Photographs by Scott Mayoral In the 1920s, Frank Lloyd Wright designed four textile block houses in Los Angeles and, according to Henry Russell Hitchcock, the 1923 Millard residence is the best. Hitchcock was the preeminent architectural historian of his day and organized the landmark exhibition Modern Architecture at the Museum of Modern Art in 1932. He placed Wright first...

New Artistic Interpretation of the Millard House

New Artistic Interpretation by Kurt Wahlner Having grown up an architecture buff up in Los Angeles, the Millard House in Pasadena has always been hidden behind a screen of verdant growth and unapproachability. Consulting architecture books doesn’t really reveal the flow of the space, or how the Studio connects. Photographs – for all their beauty – never quite tell me everything I want to know....

Out of Castries

Nancy Dowd Reflects on Belmont “I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills.” I read that opening sentence of the great masterpiece for the first time in 1982 on a round the world trip that ended in the Eastern Caribbean on the island nation of Saint Lucia where I would spend the first night in my newly purchased historic home which the taxi driver could not find. Nor could I. It was after...

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