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

Chicago: The Ben and Frances Rose House

Built in 1953, the Rose House was designed by architect, museum curator, and Illinois Institute of Technology teacher A. James Speyer for textile designers Ben and Frances Rose. A. James Speyer, a well-known architect known for designing in the modern … Continue reading