You may have noticed; as much of the consumer buying public did, that clothing company J.Crew placed the photoshoot for their last catalog on the immaculate grounds of the Richard Neutra-designed Kaufmann Desert house.
Kaufmann Desert House
If you didn’t get enough modern design love from that, there are a few more design gems from that period in architecture that are still standing.
Philip Johnson Glass House
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has acquired two new modern-era designed buildings, the Philip Johnson-designed Glass House and the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Farnsworth House. Both houses can be seen in this month’s (May/ June) issue of the organization’s Preservation magazine which discusses a new appreciation of Modernism in terms of architecture and the need for on-going protection.
Other modern masterpieces around the country include:
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Photos from Time Magazine and Moma.org.