Gallery: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Iconic “La Miniatura” Millard House Hits ...

 
Despite these drawbacks, the home has endured and La Miniatura was purchased by David Zander, an architecture enthusiast and president of commercial/music video production company MJZ, back in the late 90s. Zander took to restoring the property with the help of architects Marmol Radziner. The home is in fact part of his "collection" of architectural masterpieces, which includes the Schaffer Residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright protege John Lautner, and the 1906 Arts & Crafts-style Duncan-Irwin House designed by Greene & Greene. Unsurprisingly, Zander was struck by Wright's beautiful design and knew that he had to own it, even with the costs that would come with restoring the home to its ideal state. "These places demand respect," Zander told Departures in 2005. "They just ruin you for anything else. Once you experience how intelligently designed they are, how much integrity they have, you can't live any other way."

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2 Comments

  1. Lee Merrick March 19, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    I am going to buy this! First, to win the Powerball…

  2. Esma March 18, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    I love everything about this house. Well, except the price tag, because I can’t afford it :)

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