Fred Carter House
The Fred Carter House is a historic house on School Avenue, north of 4th Street, in Hardy, Arkansas. It is a fieldstone structure with a clipped gable roof. A projecting stone porch features a roof and provides access to the main entrance. The property includes a stone wall and stone garage. The house was built c.1947 for Fred and Doris Carter and it is one of the first stone houses in the community that was built for middle-class working class owners, where earlier stone houses had been built for business owners and the like. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998, National Register of Historic Places listings in Sharp County, Arkansas
Henry Klumb House
The Henry Klumb House, known as Cody Ranch, is a 1949 house in San Juan, Puerto Rico designed by German-born architect Henry Klumb in Modern Movement architecture. The Klumb House was listed on the U. S. National Register of Historic Places in 1997, the property where Casa Klumb is originally belonged to José Ramón Latimer and his wife Esther C. Cody, who lived there at the end of the 19th Century, Cody inherited the property and the house became known as the Cody Ranch. In 1943, architect Henry Klumb, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright, was invited by then-Governor of Puerto Rico Rexford Tugwell to serve as Director of the Design Committee of Public Works. As a result, Klumb moved to the island in 1944 with his wife, Klumb bought the Cody Ranch in 1947, and the remodeling began in 1949. Klumb and his wife lived in the house until their death in November 1984 as a result of a car accident, after Klumbs death, the house was acquired by the University of Puerto Rico in 1986. In 1997, it was included in the National Register of Historic Places as a Regional Monument for its architectural relevance, with time, the house has been abandoned and is currently inaccessible and deteriorated.
Several organizations have made efforts to restore it, and in 2014, the World Monuments Fund added the house to its 2014 World Monuments Watch list, which helps in the process of gathering funds to restore monuments. According to Dr. Enrique Vivoni Farange, director of the Architectural and Construction Archives of the University of Puerto Rico, National Register of Historic Places listings in metropolitan San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sherman and Merlene Bates House
The Sherman and Merlene Bates House is a historic house at the southeast corner of Dawson and Echo Streets in Hardy, Arkansas. It is a single wood frame house finished in sandstone veneer. The main facade has a front gable section, which has a picture window on the left. A period garage, finished with the stone, stands behind the house. The house was built in 1947 for Sherman Bates, owner of a bulk fuel oil facility. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, an earlier house built for Bates in Hardy is listed, as the Sherman Bates House. National Register of Historic Places listings in Sharp County, Arkansas
Hearst Castle is a National Historic Landmark and California Historical Landmark mansion located on the Central Coast of California, United States. It was designed by architect Julia Morgan, between 1919 and 1947, as a residence for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, who died in 1951, in 1954 it became a California State Park. The site was opened to visitors in 1958, since that time it has been operated as the Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument where the estate, and its considerable collection of art and antiques, is open for public tours. Despite its location far from any urban center, the site attracts millions of travelers each year, Hearst formally named the estate La Cuesta Encantada, but usually called it the ranch. Hearst Castle and grounds are sometimes referred to as San Simeon without distinguishing between the Hearst property and the adjacent unincorporated area of the same name. Invitations to Hearst Castle were highly coveted during its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s, the Hollywood and political elite often visited, usually flying into the estates airfield or taking a private Hearst-owned train car from Los Angeles.
While guests were expected to attend the formal dinners each evening, since the Ranch had so many facilities, guests were rarely at a loss for things to do. The estates theater usually screened films from Hearsts own movie studio, Hearst Castle was the inspiration for the Xanadu mansion of the 1941 Orson Welles film Citizen Kane, a fictionalization of William Randolph Hearsts career. Hearst Castle was not used as a location for the film, commercial filming is rare at Hearst Castle and most requests are turned down. U. Y. One condition of the Hearst Corporations donation of the estate was that the Hearst family would be allowed to use it when they wished. Patty Hearst, a granddaughter of William Randolph, related that as a child, the house is screened from tourist routes by a dense grove of eucalyptus to provide maximum privacy for the guests. In 2001, Patty Hearst hosted a Travel Channel show on the estate, Hearst Castle joined the National Register of Historic Places on June 22,1972 and became a United States National Historic Landmark on May 11,1976.
Hearst Castle was included as one of Americas 10 Amazing Castles by Forbes Travel. com, the estate itself is five miles inland atop a hill of the Santa Lucia Range at an altitude of 1,600 feet. The region is sparsely populated because the Santa Lucia Range abuts the Pacific Ocean, the surrounding countryside visible from the mansion remains largely undeveloped. Its entrance is approximately five miles north of Hearst San Simeon State Park, Hearst Castle was built on Rancho Piedra Blanca that William Randolph Hearsts father, George Hearst, originally purchased in 1865. The younger Hearst grew fond of this site over many childhood family camping trips and he inherited the ranch, which had grown to 250,000 acres and 14 miles of coastline, from his mother Phoebe Hearst in 1919. The Hearst Castle area has a mediterranean climate that is moderated by its relative proximity to the Pacific coastline. Hearst first approached American architect Julia Morgan with ideas for a new project in April 1915, I get tired of going up there and camping in tents
Dr. Elmer Bly House
The Dr. Elmer Bly House is a historic log house in Port Alsworth, Alaska. It is located on a spit of land adjacent to Hardenburg Bay, an inlet of Lake Clark, the house is a 1-1/2 story log structure, measuring 23 by 37 feet. It has a projecting screened arctic entrance vestibule measuring 10 by 13 feet, the logs used in its construction are sawn on three sides at a local sawmill. The house was built in 1947 by Dr. Elmer Bly, a dentist, Bly operated his dental practice here from 1947 to 1953. It was purchased by the National Park Service 1979, at time the interior was modernized. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006, National Register of Historic Places listings in Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska National Register of Historic Places listings in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
William Shaver House
The William Shaver House is a historic house on the east side of School Street, north of 4th Street, in Hardy, Arkansas. It is a single story structure, with a side gable roof. The porch is supported by columns with an elliptical arch. The main facade is three bays wide, with the porch and entrance at the center, and flanking sash windows, the house is a fine local example of a vernacular stone house, built c.1947 for a working-class family. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998, fred Carter House, a nearby house built by the same builder around the same time National Register of Historic Places listings in Sharp County, Arkansas
Ernest Gruening Cabin
The Ernest Gruening Cabin is a historic rural cabin in Juneau, United States, and the centerpiece of Ernest Gruening State Historical Park. It is a 1-1/2 story wood frame structure located 26 miles north of the city on the Glacier Highway and it is the only building associated with the life of Ernest Gruening, governor of the Alaska Territory 1939-53, other than the Alaska Governors Mansion. The cabin was built on land Gruening leased from the United States Forest Service, the cabin measures 24 feet by 28 feet, with a gable roof and a large fieldstone chimney. Its exterior is finished in shiplap siding milled to resemble unfinished logs, the interior consists of a single large chamber, with a circular stairway leading to a sleeping loft above. The kitchen area is set apart from the rest of the space by different flooring, the property is now a state historic site. The cabin was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992, National Register of Historic Places listings in Juneau, Alaska Ernest Gruening State Historical Park