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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.

Writing Credits

Kathryn Bishop Eckert

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