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Louis Kahn's Esherick House

Louis Kahn's Esherick House

Louis Kahn's Esherick House


KAHN. Iovine, Julie and Todd Eberle

Cl. Chicago, 2008

Book ID: 78106

Catalogue to a May 18, 2008 Wright auction celebrating the house designed by Kahn for Margaret Esherick, niece of famed Philadelphia sculptor Wharton Esherick, in 1959 and completed in 1961. Includes over twenty-five images by Todd Eberle extensively documenting the residence, an essay by Julie Iovine of The Architect's Newspaper contextualizing the house within Kahn's body of work, archive design sketches and construction drawings that illustrate the development of the house, and a Wharton Esherick essay discussing the custom kitchen.

80 pp., 25 color illus.