12806 Figaro

The Architecture of Memorial Bend

William Norman Floyd
Year Built:1958
Original Owner:Unknown
Notable Past Residents:N/A
Publication:Houston Chronicle, April 13, 1958 advertisement
Houston Chronicle, April 27, 1958 advertisement
Comments:Promoted by the builder as "The Shoji". The original version of this home, possibly even this one, was named a McCall Magazine "Congress for Better Living" Home. A similar home is located in nearby Memorial Plaza.
Architectural Comments:The entry featured terrazzo flooring and could be separated from common areas via a shoji screen. The original bathrooms utilized an "onyx" color scheme. One of the bathroos also included an 11 foot wide clerestory window.

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