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In his foreword to the book, Wright's arguably most faithful fellow, Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, makes a surprising statement: "Without his cadre of skilled draftsmen, the great work of Frank Lloyd Wright from 1932 to 1959 would never have been accomplished." It's hard to argue with that -- and it's pretty clear that Jack Howe led the pack, literally and figuratively, in making Wright's case via two-dimensional media.
Surprisingly, Mr Pfeiffer has no Wikipedia page . . .
Quigley quotes an apprentice on Olgivanna: "Mrs Wright made life unbearable for married couples, particularly the women." He writes, "As a strong-willed manipulator, Olgivanna resented that Fellowship spouses, such as Lu [Howe], did not look to her for their primary loyalty." "She endeavored to be a third party to every relationship in the Fellowship," wrote [Kamal] Amin. "She needed to be in total control of all situations," he continued, thriving on conflict she intentionally created and making sure that "everyone had to feel guilty about something."
Quigley says that Jack and Lu made a pact not to let the woman come between them; like Wes and Svetlana, they moved off the Taleisin grounds as soon as they could (following their November 1951 marriage). Howe bought land from Wes, across the valley from Taliesin (and with a terrific view), and built a "Wrightian version of an English cottage," called Inwood -- but not before expanding the one-room cabana at Taliesin West which Howe had built for himself in 1948.
The George and Norma Johnson House (1963, pg 118-122) was recently sold (July 30, 2015, $1.875M). It is at 755 Tonkawa Road, Orono, MN on Lake Minnetonka.
http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhom ... 1309-66119
This book is also a history of the Taliesin Fellows as Jack was there from the beginning until 5 years after the end.
In the book is a rendering for a house Howe designed in 1962 for a client named Byron Harrell in Vermillion, SD. The roof eaves have a distinctive serrated profile that I found interesting and unique. I Google'd Harrell and Vermillion, SD and found a link to slides of the built house on a state historical society website:
http://sddigitalarchives.contentdm.oclc ... rm/Harrell
Further Googleling and Google Mapping came up with an address:
1215 Valley View Dr Vermillion, SD
In Google Earth, the house appears as a white roof with serrated edges at the NE end of a very short east/west cul-de-sac. It would appear the "Solar Annex" Howe designed in 1974 that was listed in his online renderings and papers (linked in my earlier post) was built.