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Gerald S. Gordon House

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1955, Bolton and Barnstone; Knoll Design Group, interior design; Thomas D. Church, landscape architect. 2307 Bluebonnet Blvd.
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

The L-plan, one- and two-story house that Howard Barnstone and Preston M. Bolton designed for Gordon, a lawyer, was the most publicized modern house in Houston during the 1950s. Like the L. D. Allen House ( HN7), it is flat-roofed and of steel-framed construction.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Gerald S. Gordon House", [Houston, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 348-348.

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