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Hollyhock

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Frank Lloyd Wright
 
location California, Los Angeles
function private house
contributed by archraulgonz

Hollyhock House (1919–1921) is Frank Lloyd Wright’s first Los Angeles project, representing his earliest efforts to develop an architecture style for Southern California. Wright himself referred to it as California Romanza, using a musical term meaning 'freedom to make one’s own form'. Hollyhock House is a remarkable combination of house and gardens. A series of rooftop terraces extend the living space and provide magnificent views of the Los Angeles basin and Hollywood Hills. Wright and Barnsdall worked together to develop a plan that included a home for Barnsdall and her daughter, 2 secondary residences, theater, director’s house, dormitory for actors, studios for artists, shops and motion picture theater. Because of financial and artistic differences, only the main home and two secondary residences were built. Feb 2015 it reopened after several years when a major restoration was completed. The original garage was outfitted as a brand new visitors center, museum store and archive.

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Hollyhock
Address
Barnsdall Art Park 4800
United States
http://barnsdall.org/hollyhock-house/tours/
Project is public!
Opening hours Hours: Thursday - Sunday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm Last ticket sold at 3:30 pm Hollyhock House is closed the following dates: Oct 3 and 26 ?maintenance and upkeep Nov 11 Veteran's Day Nov 24, 25, 26, 27 Thanksgiving Dec 24, 25, 26 Christmas Dec 31, Jan 1 New Years
Completion 1921
Architect, Interior architectFrank Lloyd Wright
 
Project ID 20691
Latitude/Longitude 34°06'01N 118°17'40W
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