What’s more American than a shopping mall? Not much. So claass HAUS is taking a look at the rise and fall of an early shopping center on today’s post.
More Victor Lundy on today's claass HAUS.
You know the Fontainebleau and the Eden Roc. You might even know the Algiers, the DiLido, or Biltmore Terrace. All are MiMO icons. And all were designed (or reworked) by Morris Lapidus.
But did you know that Lapidus, the legendary architect of America's midcentury pleasure palaces, got his start as a storefront designer?
Yes, this was an actual design movement.
The Memphis Group on today's claass HAUS.
This architectural historian cannot stop thinking about buildings, food, and that vintage rug she found online.