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Cunningham House

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1940. 3940 Beaver Rd.
  • Cunningham House (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

A Streamline Moderne appliance has here been enlarged to become a dwelling. The corners are curved, a band of three inset lines flows into the second-floor windows, and corner windows occur throughout the house. The Marcusen house ( CE196) declares its allegiance to the modern with reticence; the Cunningham house does it with a vengeance. The Cunningham house is almost a perfect match to a house built in Maumee, Ohio, designed by Stephen M. Jokel, of Toledo, Ohio. The Ohio house with plans was published in the April 1937 issue of Better Homes and Gardens.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Cunningham House", [Des Moines, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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