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John A. Kunsky House

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1924, C. Howard Crane. 1630 Wellesley Dr.

The large half-timbered Kunsky house is a rare example of a residence designed by noted theater designer Crane. C. Howard Crane received many commissions from John A. Kunsky for designs for theaters in his Detroit empire: the Madison (1917; demolished), the Capitol ( WN29), and the Palms (now The Fillmore, 1925) at 2115 Woodward Avenue. The house is a theatrical rendition of neo-Tudor.

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Author: 
Kathryn Bishop Eckert

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