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William A. and Lura Fisher House

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1925, Richard H. Marr, architect; Bryant Fleming, landscape architect. 1791 Wellesley Dr.

The brick, stone, and slate neo-Tudor house of the president of the Fisher Body Corporation and vice president of General Motors and his wife, Lura, is a massive building with a Tudor-arched limestone entrance. Lavish interior finishings include Waterford crystal chandeliers, European stained glass, and Pewabic tile. Landscaped by Fleming, the grounds contain a conservatory and an indoor swimming pool and are connected to the Alfred Fisher House, erected in 1925 at 1791 Balmoral Drive to the designs of Marr.

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Author: 
Kathryn Bishop Eckert

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