The house was designed for the owner of Klee Square ( CC26). Nestled on a heavily wooded lot, it sits in the Edgewater Terrace Subdivision, which is composed of meandering narrow lanes lined with midsized modernist houses from the late 1940s and 1950s. The one-story residence is compartmentalized into various wings with floor-to-ceiling windows, and surfaced with Colley's signature orange brick and vertical wood siding. Other Colley designs, some Usonian in appearance, also front Rio Vista Avenue and Ebonwood Drive. Lesser-scaled, wood-framed modernist houses organized around U-shaped plans with forecourts are clustered along various streets, including the c. 1955 examples at 414 and 426 Canterbury Lane.
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Joe Trauerman House
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