It has eyes, ears and a pompadour. I'll show you a few details.
"Designed for lavish entertaining..." is right and I couldn't get enough of it. Palazzo Rosa, the 2014 Decorators' Show House & Gardens benefiting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is open through May 18. You should go.
Holly is blogging it too at Things That Inspire see: 2014 Symphony Show House–a transformation of the master suite and 2014 Atlanta Symphony Show House and Gardens–the Grand Salon. See my first post: Architecture Tourist: The Pink Palace's Master Suite - a Little Video.
"Shutze and Reid probably collaborated in designing the Rhodes House...completed just before Reid died...Shutze designed the entry facade..." American Classicist: The Architecture of Philip Trammell Shutze by Elizabeth Meredith Dowling
The front door from inside.
The front door from outside.
The view from front door towards Paces Ferry. We media folks had lunch out here at shady tables. It felt really good.
This is a first floor window into to the library and grand salon.
It has eyes, ears and pompadour.
The second floor windows are more elaborate.
Roses, shells and putti.
The mantel is taller than me.
Eighty inches tall with great proportions.
Details and proportions.
The Grand Salon has its beauty marks. I like for things to look their age.
It's a lot to take in. More later. Get info and tickets: Palazzo Rosa, the 2014 Decorators' Show House & Gardens benefiting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is open through May 18.
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