Advertising
Advertising

Vanna Venturi House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Photo
Originally appeared in 10 Buildings That Changed America
on May 12, 2013
Vanna Venturi House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Vanna Venturi House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1964)

Robert Venturi's home for his mother is considered by many to be the first postmodern building. With its green hue, unusually tall chimney, stairs leading to nowhere and oversize fireplace with stairs squeezed around it, the house is what the architect called his "manifesto against Modernism."

Appears in

Advertising