Milton Grenfell

Milton Wilfred Grenfell , NCARB, CNU, is principal of Grenfell Architecture, in Washington, DC, whose firm applies classical design principles to projects ranging from mantle pieces to town squares, from houses for people to houses of God.

Articles by Milton Grenfell

The Golden Road Out of the Desert

To even the casual observer, clearly the Himalayan heights of quantity and quality that Western art attained from the fifteenth century until the end of the eighteenth century have never been attained before or since. And indeed, one might even say that it is the casual observer who has most noticed this, since the more “educated” have usually been miseducated so as not to see it. But the more serious student (and one not miseducated) has no doubt pondered: “Why?” And “why then, and not now?”