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Magee Center, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (Harry L. Magee House)
International modernism came to Bloomsburg in this house commissioned by carpet maker Harry Magee, a gregarious industrialist who served as general contractor. He turned to Philadelphia architects for the design, which was featured in a 1948 issue of Life magazine. Clad in ashlar sandstone, it is organized around an outdoor courtyard balanced by the house, swimming pool, garage, and guest apartment. A dramatic curved staircase dominates the interior, while upper decks provide views across Fishing Creek and the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds.
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