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Are you looking for a gift for the modernist who has everything? The folks at the Philip Johnson Glass House have an idea. Think private tour of the Glass House and then dinner at the Johnson and Mies-designed Four Seasons in New York. The modernist experience is $400 per person. In August, I visited the [...]
Philip Johnson’s Glass HousePhoto by Eirik Johnson One of big disappointments this summer was not getting to see Philip Johnson’s Glass House. I had a ticket. Plans were set. And then I got so sick. On the very day I was supposed to be in New Canaan–talk about coincidence–I heard from the folks at the [...]
Washington Post columnist Katherine Salant has a nice piece today on her visit to Philip Johnson’s Glass House. “From the photographs and frequently published floor plan, the house seems to be so simple — a box with four glass walls — that it could have been built from a quick sketch on a cocktail napkin. [...]
So I finally found a modern house for sale while here in Costa Rica. Borrowing the name from Philip Johnson´s Glass House, this 6,000 square foot home is much larger than the original in Connecticut. Could be a cool vacation home with its view of the Pacific.
If you are looking for a good road trip to escape D.C. this summer, head up to New Canaan, Conn., to see Philip Johnson’s Glass House, which is now open to the public for the first time since it was built in 1949. But you’ll have to wait until later this summer because the $25 [...]