Thursday, August 18, 2011

Oberly House by A. M. Strauss in Fort Wayne, Ind.

A recent request brought out the drawings for the Oberly House located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Designed by architect A. M. Strauss (1895-1958) in 1940-41, the house is a fascinating example of stylish art deco designs (note the stair railing in the blueprint) and traditional elements, such as the paneled library and Tudor revival exterior.

Images: C. C. Oberly House stair and library details, 1940 (32-849) Strauss Architectural Records Collection, Drawings + Documents Archive, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries.

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