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Van Patten House, plans

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Description: Women and the Making of the Modern House: A Social and Architectural History
When Frank Lloyd Wright sat down to write his autobiography in the late 1920s, he devoted some of his most impassioned and fitful prose to setting the record straight about two women clients — Aline Barnsdall and Alice Millard. Recounting how he had designed and built their homes in the Los Angeles area during the 1920s, Wright explained that the romantic beauty of the California landscape had inspired him to unprecedented flights of artistic imagination. For him Barnsdall’s sprawling home on …
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Related print edition pages: pp.9-31

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