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Louis and Emily Kling Kamper House

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1915, Louis Kamper. 2150 Iroquois Ave.

Architect Louis Kamper designed this house for himself and his wife. The house is Beaux-Arts classical in its formal horizontality and extensive use of pilasters and round arches. Kamper was trained in the New York City office of McKim, Mead and White before coming to Detroit in 1889, and the influence of that firm is evident here.

Writing Credits

Kathryn Bishop Eckert


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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Louis and Emily Kling Kamper House", [Detroit, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 109-109.

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