Philip Johnson’s 1950 Rockefeller Guest House. The two main-floor rooms are divided by a meditative, open-air pond.
Images by Shigeo Ogawa. The brief is for a large house efficiently designed with short lines of.
ON A QUIET BLOCK in the East in Manhattan, set between a music school and a prewar apartment building a coin’s toss from the noise of subway construction, sits a discreet, Modernist marvel: Philip Johnson’s 1950 Rockefeller Guest House.