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La Ronde Court

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1950–1955, Herbert C. Crume. La Ronde St. at Chiappero Trail

Just off W. 45th Street is one of the city's most intact enclaves of post–World War II modern houses. Designed by local architect Crume, the houses use flat and low-pitched roofs over brick veneer and glass walls to reflect popular residential design of the era. The houses at 4601 and 4603 Chiappero Trail and 2600–2607 La Ronde Street make up nine single-family houses that are remarkable in their one-story, elongated modernist forms and remain largely unaltered.

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Author: 
Gerald Moorhead et al.

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