James Yates, Architect – The William Carnegie Estate, 1923

Following in Addison Mizner’s popular ornamented Mediterranean Revival style that defined the Florida coast throughout much of the 1920s, Jack Yates’ design for William Carnegie is a prime example of grand waterfront living. Colloquially known as “Lucindia,” a contraction of … Continue reading

Philip Johnson, F.A.I.A. The Tremaine Estate, 1955

Contemporary art collector Emily Tremaine’s eighteenth century farmhouse provided Philip Johnson the perfect template for adding a Modernist aesthetic to the three-hundred year old property. Johnson’s forward-thinking redesign, including the addition of a large glass pavilion, provides a striking juxtaposition … Continue reading