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(Continued) CELESTIAL SUITE, Houston (1969): The lair of Judge Roy Hofheinz exists almost intact as a window into the outsized force who not only was mayor of Houston but also built the Astrodome and crafted Astroworld. The exuberant decor of the judge's penthouse in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, with its Minidome nightclub and P.T. Barnum Suite, was designed by Harper Goff, set designer for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Fantastic Voyage, and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, among others, and an early architect of Disneyland. CHRIS SCHANCK'S CURBED VANITY, Dallas (2020): Created by Dallas native Schanck for the Dallas Museum of Art's permanent collection, Curbed Vanity was crafted from objects from the immediate neighborhood of the artist's Detroit studio and coated in resin and aluminum foil; inspired by another work in the museum's permanent collection: the late-19th- century Martelé dressing table. D E E A N D C H A R L E S W Y LY THEATRE, Dallas (2009): Part of the AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Dallas Arts District, the groundbreaking design was envisioned by REX / OMA, Joshua Prince-Ramus, and Pritzker Prize- winning architect Rem Koohaas. 100 TEXAS DESIGN ICONS COMMODORE PERRY ESTATE, Austin (1928): This Mediterranean- style estate on 10 acres of gardens in Austin was designed by architect Henry Bowers Thompson for real estate developer Edgar "Commodore" Perry and his wife, Lutie. It's now an Auberge Resorts Collection hotel with interiors reimagined by San Francisco designer Ken Fulk. CONFLUENCE PARK PAVILIONS, San Antonio (2018): A collaboration between Lake/Flato Architects and Matsys Design, the four pavilions are made of concrete "petals" to provide shade and shelter. A central pavilion of 22 petals collects and funnels rainwater into a water catchment system used to water the park's native plantings. CHARLES DILBECK, Dallas (1907- 1990): The architect designed hundreds of houses in the Park Cities and Dallas in the '30s and '40s, all recognizable for quirky elements borrowed from French Norman and Texas Ranch styles, including asymmetrical facades, chimney details, dovecotes, turrets, and materials such as salvaged brick and wood. CHINATI FOUNDATION, Marfa (1987): The vision of artist Donald Judd (1928 – 1994) is manifested in the foundation, which is dedicated to mirroring Judd's staunch minimalist philosophy, with works by Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Roni Horn, Ilya Kabakov, Richard Long, Robert Irwin, and Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen deployed in buildings and grounds of the former Fort D.A. Russell. PHOTOS LISA PETROLE CLARE GATTO DOMINIQUE DE MENIL, Houston (1908 –1997): The Schlumberger heir, along with her husband, John, forged one of the 20th century's most extraordinary art collections with works by Max Ernst, Donald Judd, Andy Warhol, and Niki de Saint Phalle; commissioned Philip Johnson to design his first residential commission, the Houston home she shared with husband John; and spearheaded The Menil Collection designed by Renzo Piano. Charles Dilbeck, 1939 P.T. Barnum Suite 1969 Minidome Nightclub 1969 CASEY DUNN 43

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