• Harvard Will Remove Philip Johnson's Name From Cambridge Home That He Designed as Graduate Student

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    9 Ash Street, formerly the “Philip Johnson Thesis House” is seen as a precursor to the Glass House, but is, unfortunately, protected by a privacy enclosure from street views. Image via Google Maps
    The Harvard Graduate School of Design will no longer refer to a private residence at 9 Ash Street in Cambridge as the “Philip Johnson Thesis House.” Moving forward, the home, designed by and inhabited by Johnson while enrolled at the Harvard GSD in the 1940s, will now be known solely by its physical street address.
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