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Architectural Record Staff, Record Houses of 1958, New York, F.W. Dodge Corporation, 1958, first edition, (11.5" x 8.625"), SB periodical, color illus. wraps w/ black titles (perfect bound), G+/ none. Edgeworn, some chipping to spine edges, some light foxing, fold marks to covers and wear to corners, upper right corners of pages bumped.

Subtitled "20 of the Year's Finest Architect-Designed Houses Shown in 308 Photographs, Plans and Drawings, Plus Products for the House"! 226 pp. Generously illustrated in b&w (some color) photographs, floor plans, elevations and drawings of construction details; index of designers & firms in the issue accompanied by small portrait photos of each contributor and their address. Advertisements of the day throughout - primarily for home building materials and supplies.

In 1956, Architectural Record began an annual tradition of a special "Mid-May" issue: Record Houses - a practice still in place today. Each issue was devoted to showcasing twenty "exceptionally fine houses", newly built that year. This publication is the third of these special issues.

The Twenty Houses of 1958, their designers, the clients and the locations are as follows:

A Controlled Environment. PHILIP HISS, Designer/Owner, Sarasota, Florida

The Formal House in the Country. JOHN E. PEKRUHN, Architect. Mr. & Mrs. George Foster, Owners, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Bold Interplay of Forms. VICTOR LUNDY, Architect. Mr. & Mrs. Samuel H. Herron, Jr., Venice, Florida

A House Around an Atrium. GEORGE T. ROCKRISE, Architect. Mr. & Mrs. Dunbar Carpenter, Owners, Medford, Oregon

A Pavilion For Living. ULRICH FRANZEN, Architect. Mr. & Mrs. Richard Beattie, Owners, Rye, New York

A House of Linked Pavilions. A ECK ASSOCIATES, Architects. Mr. & Mrs. Howard Callaway, Callaway Gardens, Georgia

Adobe Shields a Congenial House. KNORR-ELLIOTT ASSOCIATES, Designers. Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hilmer, Owners, Atherton, California

A Windowless Courtyard House. LAWRENCE, SAUNDERS AND CALONGNE, Architects. Dr. & Mrs. Ben Freedman, Owners, New Orleans, Louisiana

Slated: The Curtain Wall. KECK AND KECK, Architects. Mr. & Mrs. Walter D. Gray, Owners, Olympia Fields, Illinois

In The Tropical Tradition. ROBERT B. BROWNE, Architect. Mr. & Mrs.Kenneth McClave, Owners, Key Biscayne, Florida

In The Northwest Tradition. PAUL A. THIRY, Architect. Mrs. Allison T. Wanamaker, Owner, Seattle, Washington

Compact Delight. CHARD F. WEBB, Architect/Owner, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Accent On Vertical Space. NELSON AND CHADWICK, Architects. Mr. & Mrs. James T. Kirkpatrick, Owners, Kalamazoo, Michigan

A Small Lot Well Used. KILLINGSWORTH-BRADY-SMITH, Architects. Mr. & Mrs. Richard Opdahl, Owners, Long Beach, California

Economy in Court House Design. NEUHAUS AND TAYLOR, Architects. Mr. & Mrs. Harwood Taylor, Owners, Houston, Texas

Order On An Irregular Site. WILLIAM FLETCHER, Architect/Owner, Portland, Oregon

Disciplined Romanticism. JOHN MACL. JOHANSEN, Architect, Connecticut

A Four-In-One. Scheme. RICHARD E. BARINGER, Architect. Dr. & Mrs. Stanford R. Gamm, Owners, Highland Park, Illinois

Variations On Space. BURK, LEBRETON AND LAMANTIA, Architects. Mr. & Mrs. Samuel E. Hale, Owners, Lake Charles, Louisiana

A High-Flying House. MARCEL BREUER, Architect. Mr.& Mrs. Robert J. Starkey, Owners, Duluth, Minnesota    [Book ID # 1080]


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