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

Philip Johnson, F.A.I.A. The Henry Ford II House / Halcyon Lodge

Halcyon Lodge is one of Southampton’s original nineteenth century stick-style Victorian estates and was the longtime Summer estate of auto magnate Henry Ford II. In 1951 Ford and his wife commissioned Modernist architect Phillip Johnson to design a glass pavilion … Continue reading