Philip Johnson’s secret brick and glass home in Manhattan, NYC

From the outside of Philip Johnson’s sole private residence in Manhattan, you’d never guess a modernist paradise lay within. An unassuming brick and glass facade sits snugly between two apartment buildings, but inside is a secret glass house that was the architect’s only New York City residential commission. The Rockefeller Guest House was built near the beginning of Johnson’s career, between 1949 and 1950.

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