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

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.