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Leland Y. Lee (American, 1918-2016) was a renowned architectural photographer who documented the work of many great 20th century architects and designers.

Press Release

Leland Y. Lee's images have appeared in numerous prestigious publications. Lee studied and worked for eight years with the icon of architectural photography, Julius Shulman, prior to venturing out on his own in 1961. In 1968, he was the first to photograph the famous Elrod House, designed by renowned architect John Lautner, overlooking Palm Springs. Lee called this shoot his "single most …

Leland Y. Lee's images have appeared in numerous prestigious publications. Lee studied and worked for eight years with the icon of architectural photography, Julius Shulman, prior to venturing out on his own in 1961. In 1968, he was the first to photograph the famous Elrod House, designed by renowned architect John Lautner, overlooking Palm Springs. Lee called this shoot his "single most rewarding experience as an architectural photographer." These photographs were rescued from his fading Ektachrome transparencies and show the house exactly as interior designer Arthur Elrod …

Location

73400 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA, US