House With a History

Hart House

Episode 103 | 26m 43s

In 1937, an emerging architect and a casino piano man conspired to build a house reminiscent of a Japanese pagoda on the edge of the Sierra Nevada. The external part of the house was designed with features that are unique to a Japanese style home. The exterior is sheathed in a unique flush-mounted board siding custom milled to look like horizontally stacked bamboo.

Aired: 12/01/09

Rating: NR

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