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by JMD
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:13 am
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Topic: Marshalltown, IA Tornado
Replies: 22
Views: 4794

The garage was designed by Bob Sunday for the second owners who demanded one. He did not want to do it but was afraid that if another architect did design it, it would not be sympathetic to the house. He angled it so it would not be mistaken as part of the original design. The three windows from the...
by JMD
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:14 am
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Topic: Marshalltown, IA Tornado
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Views: 4794

The Sunday house is on the south side of town and the neighborhood was spared. All is well. The light fixture has been repaired twice. Once when the house was purchased as it did not work at all and was missing the rear fixture and several years ago when the oak tree fell on it. It is fine also. Bob...
by JMD
Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:16 pm
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Topic: Usonian hanging light fixtures
Replies: 69
Views: 34992

Sunday House Light Fixture

Regarding the hanging light fixture in the Sunday House: We checked the drawings from Taliesin and spoke to Mrs. Sunday. The light fixture was part of the revised original plans for the house. While the Taliesin number for the house is 5522, the drawings were signed by Wesley Peters June 3,1959, so ...
by JMD
Wed Jul 07, 2010 2:28 pm
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Topic: Lamberson House Restoration
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Views: 263620

Regarding the Sunday House, we meant that the Usonian Automatic design didn't have radiant heat and other than the changes on the drawings which allowed the use of brick, the heating was not changed. We do know that we are not an Automatic ( it would have been the F series). This design allows us to...
by JMD
Mon Jan 18, 2010 12:07 pm
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Topic: How many original Wright homeowners are left?
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Views: 22826

Mrs. Trier still lives in her home in Johnston, Iowa.

Mrs. Betty Sunday lives in another state.
by JMD
Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:53 pm
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Topic: Robert H. Sunday
Replies: 3
Views: 5386

Robert H. Sunday

On March 29th, Robert H. Sunday of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away. He was 82. He built the house that Storrer claims may be the last of the brick Usonians which is now being restored by the third owners. He also owned a lumber yard that was remodeled by John Howe in the same town.