In 1925, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cooper Bryce built a Spanish Colonial Revival house designed by architect George Washington Smith on fifty-two acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Hope Ranch in Santa Barbara, California. Known as “Florestal,”
There is a delightful film from 1948 called “Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House,” directed by H.C. Potter and starring Carey Grant, Myrna Loy and Melvin Douglas. Reginald Denny plays the challenged architect. Although it’s over 60 years old, it’s still an entertaining rendition of what can go right and wrong
Join our very own Andrea Van den Eikhof as she shares the journey of 4 Californian Women Architects who pioneered their way during extraordinary obstacles.