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Denniston House

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1959–1961, John Howe. 1506 N. 7th Ave. W
  • Denniston House

The Minneapolis architect John Howe was one of the very few Wright-inspired architects of the post-World War II years who was able to expand successfully on the “master's” visual language. The single-floor Denniston house is closely held to its site by a low-pitched gable roof. The walls of brick, wood, and glass underneath carry on their own horizontal theme. A central masonry corner containing the fireplace, utility room, and kitchen serves as a center between the open living, dining, and family rooms on one side and the long bedroom wing on the other.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Denniston House", [Newton, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE382.

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