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Barbara Bestor: A modern ode to a famous neighbor

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Architect Barbara Bestor built her latest house on a Los Feliz promontory across the street from the iconic 1924 Ennis House, Frank Lloyd Wright‘s fourth and final textile-block house in Los Angeles. “It is L.A.'s Machu Picchu,” Bestor says. At a party to honor her friend David Weeks, the furniture and lighting designer, guests look at a concrete wall angled to create the illusion of a pedestal for the Ennis House.
(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Architect Barbara Bestor builds a cool, clever house in Los Feliz with a nod to the landmark across the street: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House.


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