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Samuel Freeman House, 1962 Glencoe Way, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA



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Item Title


Location
1962 Glencoe Way, Los Angeles, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1989
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-205).
Building/structure dates: 1924 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1932 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1940 subsequent work
Structure incorporates FLW's "Textile Blocks."

Significance: Frank Lloyd Wright textile block house (California). / The Samuel Freeman House, one of Frank Lloyd Wright's California textile block houses, was designed in 1924. The use of textured modular units, joined and reinforced, combines structure and the finished surface into one system. By contrasting plain blocks, the textured units assist the articulation of forms and surfaces; the repetition of pattern on the interior unites the entire building into a cohesive whole. The sensitivity for building and site relationship in stepping down the hillside in two levels, affording magnificent views of the city.

Subjects
Houses
Domestic Life


Related Names
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Freeman, Samuel
Schindler, Rudolph M.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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