GREENWOOD, Ind. — The treasures are in the small details.
Glass aquarium corners in the Harry Cooler Conference Center give the sense of stepping into the outdoors and looking out over the wooded land around it, even while staying indoors. Ingeniously designed window placements and skylights allow for ample natural light but never overwhelming direct sunlight.
Closets and doors are hidden in plain sight, without handles or hinges. Well-placed skylights allow for indoor gardens filled with live plants.
‘Every time you’re in here, you notice something different. You turn a certain way or push something and discover something new,’ said Todd Anthony, owner of the building.
It is a masterpiece of mid-20th century modern architecture. And it was almost lost forever. But the architectural treasure has been reborn in Greenwood. The building locally known as the Mills House, boasting a Frank Lloyd Wright-approved design that is one-of-a-kind in the region,