Peacockish, Pristine Mid Century Marvel

Commissioned to stark architect Edward Stone in 1957 for Bruno and Josephine Graf in Dallas, Texas.


 "Another current fad in these individual dwellings, which I decry, is the so-called ranch house. This rage for informality in American life, I believe, is a lame excuse for laziness. It’s obviously easier to feed the children hamburgers in the back yard in the manner of ranch hands from a chuck wagon than it is to have them sit at a table where they might conceivably acquire some dignity, manners and grace.”  -- Edward Durell Stone, 1962