Example of homes architect Peter Marino designed.
Crespi Hicks Estate
Crespi Experience – Crespi Insights
There are faux estate homes, builder homes, spec homes, development homes, but proper estate homes are much different. The finest estate homes elevate the cultural consciousness.
Inspiring Cultural Consciousness
While generic homes tire me, significant homes inspire me. I have found one home that is truly profound – the Crespi / Hicks estate.
Beautiful Residence Designed by John Scudder Adkins
In 1929 Colonel Alvin and Mrs. Lucy Ball Owsley built one of the most important homes in Dallas. They retained John Scudder Adkins of Cincinnati, Ohio, to design this neo-classical... See More on 6801 Turtle Creek Boulevard, University Park, Texas
Thoughts on the Contributions of Architect Peter Marino
Peter Marino, FAIA, after initial collaborations with Philip Johnson in the late 70s, has grown his practice to a team of 80 architects and 25 interior designers with offices in New York City, East Hampton, Philadelphia, London and Paris working on institutional, commercial and residential projects. Peter Marino originally worked for I.M Pei after he graduated from Cornell University. He also worked for Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill. His current work ranges from the interior design of Valentino's private yacht, retail spaces for Giorgio Armani and Chanel, to the St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. Dallas is fortunate to have three major projects designed by Peter Marino. He was the renovation architect of two of the most important houses in Dallas, one in Volk Estates designed by John Scudder Adkins and one in Mayflower Estates designed by Maurice Fatio, along with a new home in Preston Hollow. Peter Marino, an international architect and interior designer, is known for his designs with classical homes, french style homes, and neo-classical homes.