Mackintosh’s 1903 design for the Hill House perfectly juxtaposes the Scottish baronial tradition with a modern visual vocabulary. He combined a massive chimney and staircase tower with a plain, practical plan, incorporating local sandstone to give the family home a familiar, cottage-like feel. Photo courtesy Mackintosh Architecture, University of Glasgow.
Brush Park rescues These two Victorian beauties have been saved from destruction in the old Brush Park neighborhood in Detroit. The house on the left looks to be complete, while the one on the right is in progress.