Tag Archives: Frank Lloyd Wright

Interlude – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel

Although Paradise Leased is essentially a blog dedicated to Southern California’s historic architecture on occasion we like to veer from the text if we feel it merits doing so. I recently rediscovered a set of photos and plans from one of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Magazine Art – Arts & Decoration for March 1938

Arts & Decoration was always unabashedly a magazine for the 1%. Even in the midst of the Great Depression, with millions of unemployed haunting the streets, this high-end, high class publication cheerfully ran articles on such weighty topics as the … Continue reading

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Divine Desolation – A Little Historic Palm Springs Architecture

Palm Springs has long been a retreat for those who enjoy the beauty and serenity of the desert. For much of the year the climate is spectacular and even during the summer, which can be scorchingly hot, the balmy desert … Continue reading

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