March 2016

The House

Life of Pei


In November 1971, shortly after I returned from a journalistic assignment to China, I was surprised to receive a phone call from I.M. Pei. I was thrilled. I knew…

Write on


As a young man, Leo Mascotte was known for his proper etiquette. “I wrote thank-you notes — always,” he says. It was, after all,…