Alden Dow House and Studio
The Alden Dow House and Studio was built in 1936 and is considered an architectural masterpiece. Photo: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alden_B._Dow
This is a picture of Alden Dow sitting at his desk at University of Michigan Photo: http://www.abdow.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/dow1.jpg
Backstory and Context
Dow opened his own studio in 1934 in Midland and designed more than seventy buildings including numerous churches, public buildings, and homes. His career spanned into the 1960s and he received the Diplome de Grand Prix at that 1937 Paris International Exposition for best residential design in the world.
Pitts, Carolyn. "Dow, Alden B., House and Studio." National Park Service - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. June 29, 1989. https://npgallery.nps.gov/GetAsset/d27e3aa6-e293-4ae2-9ba0-20171c03a55b/