Wright also had a rare nonarchitectural passion that set him apart from his mentor, Louis Sullivan, and his peers: Japanese art. Wright first became interested in his early 20’s, and within a decade, he was an internationally known collector of Japanese woodblock prints.
Read MoreWhen asked in 1969 what it was like to live in her Usonian home, Marjorie Leighey's response could be interpreted as unexpectedly sentimental: “In a sense, living there was a response to the feeling of the house.
Read MoreNearly a decade ago, a Seattle-based collector visiting New Haven, Connecticut, asked to see three works from the 1920s and 1930s by the artist Thomas Wilfred in the collection of the Yale University Art Gallery.
Read MoreIn addition to adding beauty and character, original windows serve a great purpose—they connect the outside of the building to the inside and, as an integral part of the architecture, offer invaluable clues to a building's history.
Read MoreA report produced by the Preservation Green Lab, a project of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, offers insight for homeowners weighing the financial and energy tradeoffs between replacing or repairing older, less efficient windows.
Read MoreFrom ancient castles, monasteries, convents and towers to old farmhouses, schools and inns, 103 of Italy’s historic buildings are being given away for free with one requirement.
Read MoreA serendipitous request for radiator maintenance led to the overhaul of the Colorado State Capitol’s interior, returning House and Senate chambers to their original turn-of-the-century glory.