Local Architecture: Irving Gill’s Lewis Courts

Growing up in San Diego, I have had the pleasure of seeing much of Irving Gill’s architecture in person. From various residences to the Women’s Club and my middle/high school in La Jolla, his work is so reflective of the tenants of simple, modern design. Moving to Sierra Madre, I loved to drive around and … Continue reading

Calm after the storm…

One week ago, we were sitting in the dark and putting a puzzle together by candlelight. The windstorm the night before was so intense that we were really thinking that there may be more and were hunkering down for the night. Learning to be sufficient and function without electricity or hot water (downside of tankless … Continue reading