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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Wurster, Bernardi, & Emmons Design, Color

Wurster, Bernardi, & Emmons Design, Color


Known for the California designs, Wurster, Bernardi and Emmons designed a two-story house with large floor-to-ceiling windows at the front. The roof provides a wide overhang the protects a paved area. The typical California carport is detached. This home would have been built on Lot 27.


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TitleWurster, Bernardi, & Emmons Design, Color
FormatArchitectural rendering

Title by Cataloger. Wurster, Bernardi, & Emmons was an architectural firm that designed for the Homestyle Center, a concept of Jason L. Honigman, planned for Grand Rapids in the 1950s. In 1950, William Wurster was named dean of the UC Berkeley Architecture school. In 1959, he orchestrated the creation of the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design, which brought the three schools of architecture, landscape architecture and urban planning into one organization.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionCollection #354, History & Special Collections Dept., Grand Rapids Public Library

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids, MI

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