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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 16, 2015 01:04 AM
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by Eric last modified Jul 15, 2015

With the passing of Dr. Christian over the weekend, the number of original Frank Lloyd Wright clients who originally built homes has shrunk to nine. That list includes: • Gerte Shavin (Chattanooga, TN, 1950) • Roland Reisley (Pleasantville, NY, 1951) • Karen Johnson (Racine, WI, 1954) • Virginia Lovness (Stillwater, MN, 1955)* • Bette Pappas (St. Louis, MO, 1955) • Betty Jane Iber (Stevens Point, WI, 1957) • Mary Walton (Modesto, CA, 1957) • Paul...




 

 

Screen Shot 2015-07-15 at 7.31.43 AMWith the passing of Dr. Christian over the weekend, the number of original Frank Lloyd Wright clients who originally built homes has shrunk to nine. That list includes:

• Gerte Shavin (Chattanooga, TN, 1950)
• Roland Reisley (Pleasantville, NY, 1951)
• Karen Johnson (Racine, WI, 1954)
• Virginia Lovness (Stillwater, MN, 1955)*
• Bette Pappas (St. Louis, MO, 1955)
• Betty Jane Iber (Stevens Point, WI, 1957)
• Mary Walton (Modesto, CA, 1957)
• Paul Olfelt (St. Louis Park, MN, 1958)
• Socrates Zaferiou (Blauvelt, NY, 1961)*

*No longer living in home

Hopefully their experiences and memories will be captured so that future generations can benefit from what it was like to work with Mr. Wright. Read more about Dr. Christian here and here.

Image credit: Brian Pomeroy


 

 

 
 
 

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