129024 Hansel

The Architecture of Memorial Bend

Year Built:1956
Original Owner:Unknown
Notable Past Residents:N/A
Publication:Houston Chronicle, January 13, 1957 advertisement
Comments:Billed as the "Black and Gold Contemporary", this house was built as a model home and originally sat on a 1/2 acre lot adjacent to the greenbelt near Westbelt Drive.
Architectural Comments:This house seems to be a mix of styles. The front of the includes an asymettrical facade with a partially recessed front wall to the left of the peak of the roof. A flat roofed garage is adjacent to the a house. While at first glance one might think the garage was an addition, it appears in early advertising photographs. Unlike most of the houses in Memorial Bend which feature oak floors, this house was advertised as being fully carpeted.

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