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Sidney and Madeline Forbes House

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1989, Hugh Newell Jacobsen. 1350 Kirkway Rd.

Jacobsen, born in Grand Rapids in 1929 and one of America's most important residential architects, drew inspiration from French chateaux for this design. It combines Postmodern freedom with the discipline of the modernists. The central side-gable block is linked by connectors to paired hipped-roof dependencies. Prominent chimneys and large multipaned windows mark the large brick house.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Sidney and Madeline Forbes House", [Bloomfield Township, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-OK5.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 166-166.

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