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Inside the Houston Home of Philanthropist Dominique de Menil — Lonny Magazine

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Throughout their lifetime, Dominique de Menil and her husband John amassed one of the world's finest private collections of 20th-century art, which later became Houston's Menil Collection. But in 1948, they were just a young couple looking to building a home for their growing family. They commissioned architect Philip Johnson, then a relative unknown, to design a modern home for them alongside the staid mansions of Houston's tony River Oaks.  More






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