Found 2 blog entries tagged as 1305 Whittier.

Last week we reviewed the work of Oscar C. Gottesleben & Walter A. Bernardi. Together they designed at least three homes in Grosse Pointe between 1912 through to 1927.

This week we head to 1305 Whittier – located on arguably one of Grosse Pointe’s more prestigious and architecturally interesting streets. Whittier is filled with an abundance of homes created in a broad spectrum of architectural styles by some of Detroit’s leading designer’s including – Richard H. Marr, Clarence E. Day, George V. Pottle, J. H. Gustav Steffens and Charles Kotting. 

1305 Whittier is a charming Tudor home completed in 1927, by Rupert W. Koch for James E. Sheridan. The design of this 3,317 sq ft house is quite unusual in that both the exterior and interior boast a…

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Last week we introduced you to 750 Whittier, the spectacular residence completed, in 1920, for Detroit Lumber baron, Frederic M. Sibley.

This week we stay on Whittier, and head up the road to investigate two beautiful homes, number 1005, and number 1305. These two residences were completed in the same year, in two very different, yet equally popular, architectural approaches. 

1005 Whittier
Beckett & Akitt designed this beautifully styled Mediterranean home, in 1927, for Frederick W. Dalby. The Mediterranean approach was incredibly popular throughout Grosse Pointe, and the United States, during the 1920’s’, and there are some suburb examples throughout the community. It is a unique style, but also very similar to the Spanish Revival buildings…

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