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Dramatic Staircase

House owners in suburban St. Louis gave architect-designer Samuel Marx carte blanche in their spacious new residence, which photographed by the Hedrich-Blessing Studio for the January 1945 /House & Garden./ The staircase, which resembles the interior of an oversized shell, swirls upward, its curves in vivid contrast to the sharp lines of the windows and chair below.

 

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Taken on July 27, 2007