A cautionary tale for lifestyle editors, Hitler at Home is a strange and horrifying story about the German dictator and the media’s fascination with his home interiors. Author Despina Stratigakos explains how Nazi propagandists and Hitler’s interior designer Gerdy Troost helped sell him as a genteel bachelor to international publications including Vogue and The New York Times, as he rose to power.
Big news for two LA architectural landmarks this week.
LACMA has just announced receipt of a gift of the famed Sheats-Goldstein residence owned by James Goldstein, designed by LA’s most inventive midcentury architect, John Lautner.
And this weekend the Sturges House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, with construction overseen by John Lautner, will be sold at auction.