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Wyntoon, Siskiyou County, California(1904, 1933, 1941)*

Artist/Designer: Julia Morgan

Project Location: California, United States

Figure 1 ( Source | Accessed : October 10, 2016 )
Figure 2 ( Source | Accessed : October 10, 2016 )

Gothic Revival, Arts and Crafts

Primary Material(s):
Stone, Paint

Residential Structure

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
20th Century, 1904, 1933, 1941

Additional Information:
Publications/Texts in Print:
Favro, Diane. "Sincere and Good: The Architectural Practice of Julia Morgan." Journal of Architectural and Planning Research (1992): 112-128.

Kasser, Sharon D. “Challenges and Successes in a Hostile Environment: Julia Morgan, Architect.” Thesis, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2004.

Wilson, Mark Anthony. Julia Morgan: Architect of Beauty. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2013.

Winter, Robert, and Sara Holmes Boutelle. “Julia Morgan.” Essay. In Toward a Simpler Way of Life: the Arts & Crafts Architects of California, 63–72. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1997.

Building Address: rural Siskiyou County, California

Significant Dates: Julia Morgan, Bernard Maybeck, and Willis Polk all begin designing structures for Wyntoon in 1899. 1902 Maybeck and Morgan design and build a castle for Phoebe Hearst. It was completed in 1904 and featured in American Homes and Gardens in 1906. William Randolph Hearst bought Wyntoon from its 99-year leas in 1929, and in 1934 bought all of The Bend for a combined 50,000 acres. In 1932 Julia Morgan redesigned Wyntoon in the style of a Bavarian village per William Randolph Hearst's request. The houses were completed in 1933. The Bend was torn down and redesigned and built by Morgan from 1935-1941.

Supporting Staff/ Designers: Bernard Maybeck, Willis Polk

Furniture: Frederick Meyer

Carved German Gothic Decorations: Jules Suppo

Painter(fine inscriptions and exterior decorative patterns): Dorris Day

Mural Painter: Willy Pogany

Tags: History and Interiors, California, Gothic Revival, Arts and Crafts, 20th Century, 1904, 1933, 1941, Stone, Paint, Residential Structure

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