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John Black Lee-designed Lee House 1 in New Canaan, Connecticut

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John Black Lee-designed Lee House 1 in New Canaan, Connecticut

Such an amazing piece of architecture. Hard to believe that the John Black Lee-designed Lee House 1 in New Canaan, Connecticut dates back to 1952. This would be radical architecture in 2017. But in 1952, this place must have looked like an alien spacecraft landing in the woods. I think it still looks like that […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright for sale: Tirranna in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

Always special when something like this comes up for sale. Although you will need to be pretty affluent to consider buying the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Tirranna in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA. Described by the agent as a ‘masterpiece’, this particular FLW build dates back to 1955, with a name that’s apparently Aboriginal for ‘running waters’. […]

On the market: John Black Lee-designed modernist property in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

This really is a statement house. No surprise that this John Black Lee-designed modernist property in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA was produced for the architect himself. John Black Lee was a name of note too. Sometimes called the ‘sixth’ of the Harvard Five (if that makes sense), they were a group of architects led by […]

On the market: 1950s Philip Johnson-designed Wiley House in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

Yes, we know it is ridiculously expensive. But that doesn’t mean we can’t lust after the wonderful 1950s Philip Johnson-designed Wiley House in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA. An iconic design, dating back to 1952 would you believe and still a house that packs a punch visually. Part of that is perhaps because money has been […]