Archive of Architecture

05Apr2011
Author
John Hellmuth
Category
Architecture, General, History
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The Flesher-McInnis Ranch House: Honoring the Spirit Thumbnail

The Flesher-McInnis Ranch House: Honoring the Spirit

When Rae Ann McInnis and Bob Flesher bought the corner-lot house at 611 East Seminary Road in 1990, they became only the second owners of a tidy ranch house, approximately 1335 gross square feet in size. The slab-on-grade structure of white painted brick, board and batten siding, traditional windows with light green shutters, and slate roof, had been designed by architect Lawrence A. Menefee in

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24Nov2010
Author
John Hellmuth
Category
Architecture, General, History
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Hampton – A Community of Historic Homes

For those of us living in the Hampton Community, we may be inclined to associate the term "historic" with the mansion that is the namesake for our community - the Hampton Mansion. This building's 18th century legacy, plus the thousands of acres which supported its agricultural and industrial underpinnings, still have a  legacy in the development of the Hampton Community from 1930 to

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24Nov2010
Author
Susan Jones
Category
Architecture
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Renovation: Rancho La Paloma

Last winter when John and Kelly Hellmuth first toured a house on Doves Cove Rd, Kelly was excited at the prospect of living in Hampton and John, an architect, was excited as he immediately recognized the Frank Lloyd Wright influence in this architect-designed 1954 ranch house. Built with multiple features that emulate Lloyd Wright Eusonian homes of the early to mid 20th century, this home has

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