Welcome to the Archives of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation. The purpose of this online database is to function as a tool for scholars, students, architects, preservationists, journalists and other interested parties. The archive consists of photographs, slides, articles and publications from Rudolph’s lifetime; physical drawings and models; personal photos and memorabilia; and contemporary photographs and articles.

Unless otherwise noted, all images and drawings are copyright © The Estate of Paul Rudolph and The Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation. Please speak with a representative of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation to get permission to use any drawings or photos. Drawings, sketches and other materials produced by Rudolph’s architectural office at the Library of Congress are maintained there for preservation, but the intellectual property rights belong to the Paul Rudolph Estate and Ernst Wagner, founder of the Paul Rudolph Heritage Foundation.

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LOCATION
Address: 100 Ogden Street
City: Siesta Key
State: Florida
Zip Code: 34242
Nation: United States
Google Maps Address: 27.300425, -82.558842

STATUS
Type: Residential
Status: Built

TECHNICAL DATA
Date(s): 1948
Site Area: 
Floor Area:
Height:
Floors (Above Ground): 1
Building Cost: $18,400

PROFESSIONAL TEAM
Client: Mrs. Roberta Healy Finney / Revere Copper Company
Architect: Ralph S. Twitchell
Associate Architect: Paul M. Rudolph
Landscape:
Structural: Samuel Napp
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QS/PM:

SUPPLIERS
Contractor: Lamolithic Industries
Subcontractor(s): Revere Copper & Brass Company, Inc.

REVERE Quality House

  • Paul designed the building with Ralph Twitchell, who moved in with the client after it was built. He lived there until his death in 1978.

  • It was built in cooperation with The Architectural Forum, Revere Copper and Brass Co. (Company Copper and Brass) and builders Industries Lamolithic.

  • The building was featured in House and Garden August 1949, Architectural Forum October 1948 and Architectural Review November 1948.

  • It won the National Honor Award in 1949 by the American Institute of Architects.

  • In 2005, the house was renovated, followed by a huge extension, known as the ‘companion house’ or ‘revere addition” by architect Guy Peterson.

  • It was added to the list of National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

  • It won the Award of Excellence for Historic Restoration in 2011 by the American Institute of Architects (Florida).

The Revere House embodied a long-term interest among technologists in developing a viable, economical concrete technology for building houses in Florida that would resist moisture, termites, and hurricanes.
— Domin, Christopher, et al. Paul Rudolph: the Florida Houses. Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.

DRAWINGS - Design Drawings / Renderings

DRAWINGS - Construction Drawings

DRAWINGS - Shop Drawings

PHOTOS - Project Model

PHOTOS - During Construction

PHOTOS - Completed Project

PHOTOS - Current Conditions

LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION

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PROJECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
Domin, Christopher, et al. Paul Rudolph: the Florida Houses. Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.

“Chronological List of Works by Paul Rudolph, 1946-1974.” Architecture & Urbanism, Jan. 1975, p. 150.