The Usonian Automatic was the last residential building type that Frank Lloyd Wright devised in his more than seventy-year career, and only seven of these small, “affordable” houses were ever built.
The writer is revered in his adopted homeland, and his country house outside Havana has been preserved
in near-pristine condition.
Thanks to the Center for Painted Wall Preservation a group of early nineteenth-century New England murals found a new home at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Second Empire France—ruled by Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870—bequeathed a varied and colorful legacy, especially in matters of architecture.
The house in California built by the great studio woodworker Sam Maloof is a hymn to the virtues of the made by hand
Remembering a collector who celebrated beauty born of human frailty
A visit to Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s beloved seaside refuge
An elegant town house on the island of Saint Croix features an exemplary collection of nineteenth-century West Indies–crafted mahogany furniture
At about the midway point between Selma and Montgomery, in White Hall, Alabama, a one-story cottage—hardly more than a shack—squats on cinder blocks.
In an excerpt from his new book, Life Along the Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family, Pieter Estersohn examines the rich legacy of one of America’s great houses.