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Famous Architects

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pappas Home Awaits Second Owner in St. Louis

By Jon Anderson | July 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pappas Home Awaits Second Owner in St. Louis

Imagine having the chutzpah to write to Frank Lloyd Wright asking him to design your home on a tight budget. Imaging enclosing a $300 retainer, assuming assent. That’s what Ted and Bette Pappas did in 1954 … and then waited for a reply that didn’t come. But Wright had cashed the check so they poured-on […]

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Philip Johnson’s Livable Glass House Available For $7.7M

By Amy Puchaty | October 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Philip Johnson’s Livable Glass House Available For $7.7M

Architecture buffs may want to pull out the pocket books for this one. A rare “livable version” of Philip Johnson’s Glass House just hit the market for $7.7 million and includes the 1953-built Alice Ball House, plus a modern design complement by renowned architect, Reja Bakh. The iconic beauty sits on 2.2-heavily-wooded-acres in New Canaan, […]

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Brent Kendle-Designed Contemporary is the Jewel of the Desert

By Amy Puchaty | February 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Brent Kendle-Designed Contemporary is the Jewel of the Desert

If you are anything like us, you’ll need a minute to pick your jaw up off the floor after one look at this Paradise Valley dream home. We’ll wait … but the listing won’t. It’s currently priced at $10.49 million and will be scooped up faster than you think, as it comes from a pedigree […]

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From the Archives: Own a Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Home in Elmhurst, Ill.

By Jon Anderson | December 26, 2017 | Comments Off on From the Archives: Own a Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Home in Elmhurst, Ill.

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2018! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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Picturesque Penfield House One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Designs

By Bethany Erickson | September 3, 2017 | Comments Off on Picturesque Penfield House One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Designs

Frank Lloyd Wright aficionados who are looking for some income property can hit the jackpot with the Penfield Home, located in Willoughby Hills, Ohio, and situated on the Chagrin River. The three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath home was commissioned by Louis and Pauline Penfield in 1952, the Penfield family said on a website used to showcase the home […]

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Own a Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Home in Elmhurst, Ill.

By Jon Anderson | July 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Own a Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Home in Elmhurst, Ill.

Often when I write about second homes, I’m writing about areas to consider. This time I’m dictating exactly which second home you must purchase.  I’m doing this because it’s one thing to impress your friends by owning a second home, but it’s a complete mic drop to add that it’s a Frank Lloyd Wright prairie […]

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