This parade of homes is a love letter, a visual note of appreciation to the architects of modern marvels.
“Every great architect is – necessarily – a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.”
Frank Lloyd Wright
Mid-century modern architecture is the prominent feature of the local post-war suburbs historic district. The houses of post-World War II subdivisions typically sit in the middle of large lots. A notable design feature widely considered an essential architectural element, the expansive front lawn fashions suburbia whilst living city proper.
Fast forward 30+ years when contemporary came to town.
Dave the Builder and I have taken to the city streets with cameras and devices in hand, photographing local residential properties that exemplify distinctive architecture. I will share our finds and favorites next week.