12922 Traviata

The Architecture of Memorial Bend

William Norman Floyd
Year Built:1958
Original Owner:Unknown
Notable Past Residents:John Davenport, Emmy award-winning TV journalist who played a major role in establishing the longrunning PBS news show, "Washington Week in Review". Davenport moderated the influential program in 1966 and 1967.
John Davenport bio on Hollywood.com
Publication:American Builder, October 1958
Comments:This home has several twins in the neighborhood including 12938 Hansel.
Architectural Comments:In many ways this home appears almost the same as it did from 1958 as it was easy to identify as the one featured in the article. The home was awarded a third prize from American Builder in a nationwide contest of model homes. The home utilizes clerestory windows above a series of sliding windows in each front bedroom.

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