Architectural Record: A TREASURY OF CONTEMPORARY HOUSES. New York: F. W. Dodge, 1954. 216 pages and 600 photos & diagrams of 50 modern residences. (Duplicate)

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Emerson Goble, The Editors of Architectural Record

Emerson Goble, The Editors of Architectural Record: A TREASURY OF CONTEMPORARY HOUSES. New York: F.W. Dodge, 1954. First edition.  Quarto. Green cloth stamped in black. Photo illustrated dust jacket. 216 pp. 600 black and white photographs and diagrams of 50 residences. Cloth boards sunned to spine and edges. Tips rubbed and lower corner bumped. Jacket lightly rubbed with mild edgewear and faint chipping to spine ends. Interior unmarked and clean. Out-of-print. Jacket photo by Ezra Stoller. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.

9 x 12 book with 216 pages and 600 photos and diagrams showcasing 50 contemporary modern residences.   Interior photography by Stoller, Bill Hedrich-Blessing, Joseph Molitor, Julius Shulman and others. In terms of decor, there is none of that Chippendale jive here — every residential interior is decked out in full midcentury glory.

  • Carl Koch and Associates: Mr and Mrs James Parton, Dorset, Vt.; The Fredric Wieting House, Swampscott. Mass.
  • John Funk, Lawrence Halprin (Landscape Architect): Mr and Mrs John Woerner, Kentwoodlands. Ca.
  • George Fred Keck, William Keck: Mr and Mrs John C Telander, Hinsdale, Il.; William E Neumann, Du Page Co., Il.; The Sugnybd Kunstadter House, Highland Park, Il.
  • Edward Durell Stone and Karl J Holsinger, Jr.: Mr and Mrs Fred Maduro, Great Neck, Long Island
  • Richard Gordon: Mrs Edward Pearson, Mamaroneck, Ny.
  • Carelton R Richmond, Jr.: Carelton R Richmond, Jr., Cambridge, Ma.
  • Lemmon, Freeth & Haines: Dr and Mrs T.W. Cowan, Honolulu, T.H.
  • R. Gommel Roessner: Mr and Mrs Millard Rudd, Austin, Tx.
  • Norton Polivnick: Mr and Mrs Norton Polivnick, Denver, Colorado
  • Hugh Stubbins, Jr.: Weston, Ma.; Three Level House In Massachusetts
  • Sherlock, Smith & Adams; Edward L Daugherty (Landscape Architect) Samuel P Baum, Montgomery, Al.
  • Joseph Salerno;  James Fanning (Landscape Architect): The Fronkin House, Westport, Conn.
  • Clark and Albert Frey: Mr and Mrs Robson Chambers, Palm Springs, Ca.
  • Lemmon and Freeth: Mr and Mrs A.W. Duvel, Mano, Kauai, Hawaii,
  • Marcel Breuer and Eliot Noyes: Mr and Mrs Ogden Kniffen, New Canaan Conn.
  • Marcel Breuer: John W Hanson, Huntington, Ny.
  • E.H. and M.K. Hunter: E.H. and M.K. Hunter House, Hemlock Hill, Hanover, Nh; Dr. R. W. Hunger; Dr. O Sherin Staples; Dr. W. C. Lobitz
  • Harold W. Hall, Arthur A Graves and David W Dykeman: Russell Day, Everett, Wa.
  • Campbell and Wong; Eckbo, Royston & Williams, (Landscape Architects): Hamilton Wolf, Oakland Ca.
  • Wimberly & Cook: George J Wimberly, Honolulu, T.H.
  • Whitney R Smith: Mr and Mrs Samuel Sale, Pasaden, Ca.
  • Alfred Parker: Mr and Mrs Edward Riley, Miami Fl.
  • Warren Wilson Weaver: Weaver Residence, Thornwood, Ny
  • Philip C Johnson: Richard Hodgson, New Canaan, Ct.
  • Chalfant Head: French Residence, Fillmore, Ca.
  • J. R. Davidson: Mr and Mrs Gustav Fann, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, Ca.
  • Schweiker and Elting; Franz Lipp (Landscape Architect): The Winstonelting House, Libertyville, Il.
  • William B Wiener Wiener Residence, Shreveport, Louisiana
  • A. G. Odell Jr.: J Spencer Bell, Charlotte, Nc.
  • Richard Neutra: Mr and Mrs Maurice L Heller, Beverly Hills, Ca.
  • Serge P Petroff and Harvey P Clarkson: K.L. Rawson, Long Island, Ny.
  • Carl A Strauss; Henry Fletcher Kenney(Landscape Architect): Mr and Mrs H. E. Lunken, Cincinnati, Oh.
  • John Storrs: Paul Van Bergen House, Portland, Or.
  • Van Evern Bailey: Thomas Dixon House, Portland Or.
  • Walter Gordon: W. W. Wessinger House, Portland Or.
  • Robert H Dietz: Jack Wolf House, Mercer Island, Wa.
  • Paul Thiry: Thomas David Stimson House, Seattle, Wa.
  • William H . Bain and Harrison H Bain: William H . Bain and Harrison H Bain
  • Young & Richardson; Carleton & Detlie: Carl Erickson House, Hunts Point, Wa
  • Bassetti and Morse: David Van Brown House, Hilltop Community, Wa.
  • Joseph and Louise Marlow Mr and Mrs Joseph Marlow, Denver, Co.

Along with Living Spaces by George Nelson, this is one of THE classic pictorial records of modern residential architecture in Post-war America. This book spotlights some of the lesser-known structures of the period, thus supplying a more unique perspective than similar volumes that tend to showcase the iconic residences.