“We’ve actually had guests who couldn’t find the front door,” laughs the owner of this magnificent residence hidden on seven secluded acres in Fox Chapel. Indeed, the curved walls that soar from 18 to 28 feet in height present a series of undulating planes that gently disguise the entrance.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Modern magnificence in Fox Chapel
Unlike most of the homes designed by architect Brandon Smith, the stucco, brick and limestone residence in Squirrel Hill isn’t large or imposing. It was built in 1948 for a retired couple who were downsizing, but who wanted an elegant and formal town house.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Detailed living in Squirrel Hill
From the outside, the Tudor home looks as if it’s always been comfortably nestled on the leafy street in Sewickley. That was important to architect Douglas Devlin, whose challenge was to fit a new residence into an established neighborhood without disturbing the aesthetic.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Grandeur in Sewickley
At a glance, the buff-​colored residence nestled among the more traditional homes on Woodland Road seems an oddity, an almost institutional-​looking structure resplendent in its obscurity.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading The Frank House: a Bauhaus beauty
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