Hilary Lewis

photo credit: Maria Moyer

Tropic has been available since 2011 in South Florida and select other markets.

Esplanade was available in the Boston area 2009 and 2010.



April 2014 issue of Tropic available in print and online

Mod Weekend 2014 recap in April 2014 issue. Tours, films, exhibits and parties.


Philip Johnson in 1932

PBS to broadcast documentary on New York's prominent skyscrapers

Lewis interviewed at Lever House
In July 2011, PBS filmed a documentary on the history of New York's greatest tall buildings. Lewis was interviewed on the historical importance of Lever House and the Seagram Building, both major players in the story of midcentury modernism in Manhattan.

Film to be shown on PBS nationwide in December 2011.

Conversations in Context features artists, architects, designers, historians and critics, ranging from Paul Goldberger of The New Yorker to artist David Salle. Lewis led the inaugural program in May 2011. All events take place at the Glass House site in New Canaan, Connecticut.

A brief film of Lewis's program is now being screened on the Glass House's website.

A site of the National Trust for Historical Preservation

Lewis with participants in Conversations in Context

Modern House Day: Symposium and Tour

In May, Lewis was a key speaker at the New Canaan Historical Society's annual Modern House Day Symposium and Tour. (Buildings by John Black Lee, Eliot Noyes and Landis Gore were part of this year's tour.) She presented an overview of Philip Johnson's lifelong fascination with landscape and how this influenced his design of the Glass House.

Glass House Celebrates at Sotheby's

With Lynn Davis at Modern Views book party at Sotheby's (Photo: Tom McWilliam)
The Philip Johnson Glass House held an auction in fall 2010 to celebrate its new publication Modern Views (Assouline) at Sotheby's in New York. Pictured here: Lynn Davis, photographer extraordinaire and close friend to Johnson and David Whitney, visiting with Lewis.

Proceeds go to support the ongoing preservation of the Glass House site in New Canaan, Connecticut.


September/October 2010 issue of Esplanade
Issue features Lewis on the challenges of waterfront development and her take on the home of Walter Gropius in Lincoln, Massachusetts.

Media Coverage

Photo: courtesy of Glass House
Lewis led the inaugural Conversation in Context at the Glass House in May 2011. The series offers in-depth conversations with leaders in art, architecture, design and other related creative fields.


Lewis has spoken to audiences nationwide.

Venues have included:

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Cosmos Club
Harvard Club of New York City
Kreeger Museum
National Academy of Design
National Building Museum
National Trust for Historic Preservation
New School University
New York Academy of Art
Guggenheim Museum, New York
Texas Book Festival

Selected Works

This monthly publication celebrates the ongoing developments and history relating to the best of Florida's exciting architectural legacy.
Regional publication focused on architecture and design.
Revealing the best in architecture, design and development in South Florida.
Latest monograph from the world's largest architectural firm.
Catalog of exhibition, curated by Lewis, at the Kreeger Museum in Washington, DC.
Monograph on occasion of noted New York firm's 50th anniversary.
Monograph on firm of Graham Gund.
Featured in Business Week, Town and Country, House and Garden and Publisher's Weekly.
"[C]aptures the elusive Mr. Johnson best..."
--The New York Times
Real Estate
Examination of renowned real estate firm known for its commitment to improving level of design in commercial realm.
Urban development
An insider's account of the master planning process post-9/11 at New York's World Trade Center site.