firm active: 1907-1921
minneapolis, minnesota :: chicago, illinois
The design for this commission converted the existing walls and roof of a barn into a small residence with an open floor plan. Purcell noted that the conceptual exercise required to complete this job remained influential in his later work, even if the Craftsman-like furnishings and fittings of the house seemed dated just a couple of decades later.
9 images are available from the University of Minnesota digital database.