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EMILY MINTON REDFIELD EMILY MINTON REDFIELD TEXAS CENTENNIAL BUILDINGS AT FAIR PARK, Dallas (1936): Designed by Dallas architect George Dahl, the Art Deco Buildings were built as temporary structures in Fair Park for the 1936 Texas Centennial. Having literally, stood the test of time, they are now National Historic Landmarks. Moderne (Art Deco) style and named for the Cherokee-American humorist, writer, and cowboy entertainer of the 1920s and '30s. WINGERWORTH HALL DRAWING ROOM, Dallas (1728): In 1950, Dallas architect Wilson McClure designed a house for himself on Preston Road around a 300-year- old oak paneled drawing room, which had been salvaged from Wingerworth Hall in England by William Randolph Hearst in the 1920s. The drawing room remains intact and includes 16 fluted Corinthian pilasters and carved statuary-marble fireplace. Designer Joseph Minton purchased the house in 2003. 100 TEXAS DESIGN ICONS TWILIGHT EPIPHANY SKYSPACE, Houston (2012): James Turrell's skyspace for Rice University funded by Rice alum/patron Suzanne Deal Booth, the double-decker Twilight Epiphany offers a quintessential distillation of Turrell's investigations into light and perception. VALLEY HOUSE GALLERY & SCULPTURE GARDEN, Dallas (1953): With the help of architect John Wesley Jones, Dallas artist and gallerist Donald Vogel designed a cutting-edge modernist house for his family that included an early example of combined living, dining, and kitchen areas and a spectacular private sculpture garden. Valley House Gallery opened in 1954 on the property. In 1965, the gardens WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE, DALLAS (2009): A modern-day interpretation of the traditional horseshoe-shaped opera house was designed by Foster + Partners under Pritzker Prize-winning architect Norman Foster. It's part of the AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Dallas Arts District. Contributors: Michael Hsu, Carol Isaak Barden, Mark Gunderson, Randy Powers, Stephen Fox, Rainey Knudson, Greg Fourticq, BEN BASCOMBE and gallery exhibited more than 50 sculptures by Henry Moore, and for a time, one of Monet's massive Nymphéas paintings from his water- lily series hung in Vogel's home. SALLY WALSH, Houston (1926 – 1992): The force who brought modern design to Houston, Hans Knoll protégé Sally Walsh's projects encompassed Transco Tower HQ; a student center for University of Houston; Houston Public Library downtown; the Knoll Showroom; and in Dallas, with Harding Lawrence as client, corporate offices for Braniff International Airways at DFW Airport. Upcoming: UH architecture professor Alan Bruton is penning the book on Walsh. FRANK WELCH, Dallas (1927- 2017): Mentored by legendary architect O'Neil Ford, Welch put Texas architecture on the map with buildings, churches, and houses that blended modernism with Texas regionalism. W I L L R O G E R S M E M O R I A L CENTER, Fort Worth (1936): This wildly popular (amongst the four- legged and biped set) entertainment, sports, and livestock complex is home, along with Dickie's Arena, to the annual Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Designed by architect Wyatt C. Hedrick primarily in the HOUSTON CHRONICLE The paneled drawing room today on Preston Road. Wingerworth Hall paneled room in situ Valley House exterior PRESERVATION DALLAS FLORIAN HOLZHERR 58

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