Frank Lloyd Wright

Montclair midcentury asks under $1 million

Built by Mark Mills, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright<p>Mark Mills, who trained under the tutelage of Frank Lloyd Wright and worked on early designs for developer Joseph Eichler, is considered one of the world’s top architects, at least according to <i>Architectural Digest</i>, who said as much two years …

Frank Lloyd Wright

The Characteristics of 12 Architectural Styles From Antiquity to the Present Day

History has often been taught in a linear way. This way of teaching has often left out grand historical narratives, and focused primarily on the …

Architecture

This Queen for a Day image series was made completely from scratch

This whimsical series of images by Filtre Studio imagines Queen Elizabeth straightening paintings and vacuuming up after her dogs. What's most …

Queen Elizabeth II

10 Colorful Kitchen Appliances That Will Make You Say Goodbye to Stainless

Architect and founding partner of experimental design studio The Principals, Drew Seskunas grew up surfing, getting arrested for skateboarding and …

Kitchens

Outside Lands 2018: Saba Is Making His Chicago Visible For The Rest Of The Country

Chicago is my favorite city in the United States. I recognize that I base that opinion off almost nothing. I have reasons for this preference, of …

University of Chicago

Charles Paterson, founder of Aspen iconic Boomerang Lodge, dies

Charles Paterson, the architect who designed, built and operated the Boomerang Lodge, died last week at Aspen Valley Hospital. He was 89.<p>He also was …

Aspen

Conversation with Ken Burns: When No Life Was Untouched by War

Seventeen years after The Civil War copped dozens of awards, including two Emmys and a Peabody, Ken Burns has gone back to war—World War II—with The …

Remembrance Day

Tadao Ando designs Chicago art space dedicated to architecture and socially engaged work

The architect Tadao Ando has designed an airy new exhibition space in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighbourhood that focuses on architecture and socially …

Architecture

Robert Silman, 83, engineer who saved Fallingwater

Robert Silman, a structural engineer who rescued Frank Lloyd Wright’s cantilevered Fallingwater in Pennsylvania from the edge of collapse, and …

Architecture

Waterfront home by famed Houston architect open today, Aug. 12

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Open today, Sunday Aug. 12, from 3-5 p.m., 1822 Cove Park Drive is described by listing agent John Bulman of Jeff Bulman of …

San Francisco Bay Area

Artist brings beer and sculpture garden to Norman

Repurposing just got a lot more interesting.<p>Norman's emerging arts district and Second Friday Art Walk are bringing out some creative concepts for …

News (U.S.)

Ketron Island: 10 things to know

Ketron Island, where a Horizon Air mechanic crashed a Bombardier Q400 passenger aircraft late Friday after making an unauthorized takeoff, is a …

Washington State

NEH announces $13.2 million in grants for cultural infastructure

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has just announced $13.2 million in grants for cultural infrastructure. 29 U.S. cultural institutions …

Humanities

Frank Lloyd Wright's $US23m Ennis House Is Up For Sale In Los Angeles

<b>Frank Lloyd Wright made a name for himself with incredible designs and architectural feats. One of those incredible homes, the Ennis House, is up for</b> …

Architecture

A photo of black Chicago, a mother's story of a bygone era

We stopped at the black-and-white photograph on display at the Art Institute of Chicago.<p>My mother pointed to the portrait of two young black men, …

Entrepreneurship

Mansion Global Daily: Manhattan's Safest Bets, a Visit to San Diego’s La Jolla and More

<b>Where Are Manhattan’s Safest Bets?</b><p>Experts and data show that entry-level luxury is the New York City borough’s sweet spot. <b>Read More</b><p><b>BY THE</b> …

Real Estate

NEH Awards $43.1 Million for Humanities Projects and Cultural Infrastructure

August 09, 2018 at 1:30pm<p>The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced that its awarding $43.1 million in support of 218 humanities …

Humanities

Plenty in store at Frankston house built around a century-old silo

Ingrid Hilterscheid and Shane Mitchell at their Frankston house, which was built around a silo. Picture: David Caird<p>A FRANKSTON house built around a …

Architecture

Kaiwen/DACA: Princeton Patch Week In Review

A look back at the week that was in Princeton.<p>PRINCETON, NJ — You've got a lot going on in your life, and you don't always have time to log on. You …

High School

How Japan Has Inspired Western Artists, from the Impressionists to Today

Japanese art has long been a source of fascination and inspiration for Western artists. From the 17th century onwards, Dutch imports of East Asian</i> …

Art

How well do you know your office chair?

<i>Subscribe to the Quartz Obsession newsletter for this daily digression into the most fascinating corners of the global economy.</i><p>Office chairs are under siege—and it’s not entirely a bad thing.<p>As more mobile workers are unshackling from their desks, almost any moderately comfortable perch qualifies …

Furniture

Thrilling or terrifying? Hawaii prepares to host one of the world's most extreme pools

Some describe it as terrifying, others, exhilarating. One thing’s for sure – you will never forget your first time in a glass-bottomed pool. No …

Architecture

Art Industry News: Christie’s Responds to Claim That da Vinci Didn’t Really Paint the $450 Million Salvator Mundi + Other Stories

Art World<p>Plus, an artist is inserting anti-Trump art into New York City's streets and the NEH announces $43.1 million in new grants.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry</i> …

Art

2018 S-USIH Conference Schedule | Society for US Intellectual History

<b>2018 S-USIH Conference Schedule</b><p><b>Warwick-Allerton Hotel</b><p><b>Chicago, IL</b><p>[Note: Careful readers will observe that a few details still need to be ironed out …

University of Chicago

The Sunday Times of London's travel writer on Buffalo: 'It's so lovely'

Julia Buckley was hired as the assistant travel editor at the Sunday Times of London in May. In her first meeting with her editor, she literally …

Underground Railroad

11 Must-Try Dishes in Phoenix

Go beyond the cowboy steaks and traditional Mexican fare – here are 11 dishes that showcase the best food in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>11 Must-Try Dishes in …

Spices

The 20 Best Little Lake Towns in America

There are idyllic lake towns scattered all across the country. Regardless of the season, an array of activities plus the promise of lazing in …

New Hampshire

10 Under-the-Radar Activities in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is filled with over-the-top parties and paparazzi-driven gossip. Underneath the klieg lights, though, it’s also a place of secrets. …

Los Angeles

This Birck House is Like Something Out of a Sci-Fi Movie

Every now and then, a piece of architecture seems so outlandish, so futuristic, you are positive it is a leftover set from some sci-fi adventure …

Architecture

In the suburbs, a midcentury home by Frank Lloyd Wright’s pupil asks $1M

The ranch-style home was designed by Robert Bishop, who studied under Wright, and worked on his Broadacre design.<p>Among the grand stone homes that dot the suburbs of Philly, a ranch-style house in Chestnut Hill sticks out.<p>That’s not just because of its unique—at least for the area—design, but also …

Architecture