Filed under: Dining
The restaurant, which first opened in July 1959, is a Modern jewel with furnishings created by Charles Eames, Garth and Ada Louise Huxtable, Eero Saarinen and Mies Van der Rohe and the modern art masterpieces throughout the five dining rooms including works by Roy Lichtenstein, Juan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg and Frank Stella. Eighteen pieces of serviceware along with a selection of furnishings are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. The pool room, shown above, was designed by Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe.
For more information or to purchase the package, contact Meri Erickson at the Philip Johnson Glass House, 203.594.9884 x5 or email@example.com. The offer is based on availability, tax and gratuity is inclusive and travel between New Canaan and New York City is not included in the purchase price.
Filed under: Estates
A Hamptons beach house designed by Philip Johnson three years before the architect built his famous Glass House in New Canann, Conn. has come on the market for $35 million. Built in 1946 and based on plans drawn up by Mies van der Rohe, the modernist Farney House (above) is nestled in the dunes of Sagaponack supported on raised log piers. The house, which was expanded and updated by local architect Mark Matthews in 1989 - perhaps spoiling the purity of Johnson's work in the eyes of some - features a stunning glass-enclosed living room with spectacular ocean views. The 5,000-sq-.ft., 8-bed, 7-bath wooden residence sits on 3.6 oceanfront acres with 363 ft. of pristine Hamptons shoreline, and is accessed by a private road situated a substantial distance from any public beach access. The property includes a free-form swimming pool, tennis court, play area, putting green and basketball court incorporated into a beautiful landscape design, as well as a long boardwalk running from the house to the beach.