Photo, Print, Drawing O'Brien House, 4740 Richmond Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA
About this Item
- O'Brien House, 4740 Richmond Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Neutra, Richard J
- O'Brien, J C
- Mason, Anne, transmitter
- Mulliken, Lisa J., faculty sponsor
- Garrett, Amy, delineator
- Keim, Cassidy, delineator
- Kelsick, Rhianna, delineator
- Kiekhefer, Ann, delineator
- Mathews, Lance, delineator
- McCune, Michael, delineator
- Meyers, Galen Frank, delineator
- Thomas, Laura, delineator
Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- - Modern architectural elements
- - houses
- - Louisiana -- Caddo Parish -- Shreveport
- - 2008 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
- - Significance: The O'Brien House, located in the South Highlands Historic District of Shreveport, was built in 1950 for Mr. and Mrs. J.C. O'Brien. Their goal was to simplify their lives and enjoy the natural surroundings that northern Louisiana had to offer. After briefly considering Frank Lloyd Wright to design their house, they decided to hire Richard Neutra, known as one of the major California mid-century Modernists. Richard Neutra, born in Vienna in 1892, was profoundly influenced by his mentor Adolf Loos and also worked for Erich Mendelsohn. He became intrigued by the stories about contemporary architecture in the US and emigrated in 1923...
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1171
- - Survey number: HABS LA-1381
- - Building/structure dates: 1950 Initial Construction
- Measured Drawing(s): 15
Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS LA-1381
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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- Garrett, Amy
- Historic American Buildings Survey
- Keim, Cassidy
- Kelsick, Rhianna
- Kiekhefer, Ann
- Mason, Anne
- Mathews, Lance
- McCune, Michael
- Meyers, Galen Frank
- Mulliken, Lisa J.
- Neutra, Richard J
- O'Brien, J C
- Thomas, Laura
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Richard J Neutra, J C O'Brien, Lisa J Mulliken, Amy Garrett, Cassidy Keim, Rhianna Kelsick, et al. O'Brien House,Richmond Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA. Caddo Parish Louisiana Shreveport, 1933. translateds by Mason, Annemitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/la0530/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Neutra, R. J., O'Brien, J. C., Mulliken, L. J., Garrett, A., Keim, C. [...] Thomas, L. (1933) O'Brien House,Richmond Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA. Caddo Parish Louisiana Shreveport, 1933. Mason, A., trans Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/la0530/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al. O'Brien House,Richmond Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA. trans by Mason, Annemitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/la0530/>.