Charles Ennis (Ennis-Brown) House--page 1 (of 2)

Frank Lloyd Wright
1923



The wall on the north boundary of the property

 

The gateway into the property (this covered gateway is a bridge on its upper level)

 

The gateway from the south and an oblique view of the western side of the house

 
Wright's fascination with pre-Columbian architecture (also seen in other works--see the Barnsdall house) is evident in his use of plain and textured concrete blocks and the stepped-back stages of the walls, reminiscent of pyramids. The south facade (not illustrated here) seems like a temple hugging the cliffs.

The western facade (entrance side)





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