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Perspective Rendering of Philip Johnson's House, 9 Ash St., Cambridge, Mass., undated

Description

This perspective rendering of Philip Johnson's house shows an interior and exterior view. Rooms within the home are visible. The house is surrounded by sidewalks with people walking on them; they are able to walk straight into the house, which features an open floorplan that is partially exposed to the outside.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
undated
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
03-May-2002
Physical Description
14'' X 10'', perspective rendering
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
This item was donated by Michael Lynch on 03-May-2002.
GUSN
311146
Reference Code
AR001.USMA.0350.004

Historical/Biographical Note

The Johnson House at 9 Ash St., Cambridge, Mass is the only 20th century house in the Ash St. Historic District. Built between 1942-1943 when Johnson was studying as a student at Harvard, the house is one of the earliest examples of early International Sytle in America.

Source: http://mhc-macris.net/Details.aspx?MhcId=CAM.Y

Record details

Originator
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005 (Architect)
Other People
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005
Descriptive Terms
perspective views
renderings (drawings)
Material Type
perspective views
rendering (drawing techniques)
Subjects
Architecture
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Philip Johnson House (Cambridge, Mass.)

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