Address: 1229 West Rudisill Boulevard
Built: c.1937
Architect: Alvin M. Strauss
Style: Art Moderne
Current owner: Private

Distinctive features:

  • Recessed front door that is flanked by curved corners
  • Casement windows alternate with banks of glass block
  • Curved wall on northwest corner of house

Reasons to cherish this place:

Architect-designed homes were usually created because the first homeowners really wanted a house just like this, so take a minute to imagine living in this house with its unusual curved walls and striking
windows.

The architect, Alvin M. Strauss, designed many commercial buildings and homes, but this house design is a unique example of Art Moderne in
Fort Wayne.

Komito was a co-owner of the Boston Furniture Company here.