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.
Address: 5242 Avenida Del Mare
City: Siesta Key
Zip Code: 34242
Nation: United States
Google Maps Address: 27.275023, -82.555453
Floors (Above Ground):
Architect: Ralph S. Twitchell
Associate Architect: Paul M. Rudolph
It was a two bedroom home with a central screened-patio that was worth $12,500 in the 1950s.
It has free standing columns in the walls, that bear no roof load.
The screened patio provides insect-free outdoor living and aids ventilation.
It was featured in Architectural Forum, April 1950.
It was renovated in 1969.
It was sold to Marvin and Teresa Emery in 1983, who are still the owners as of 2018.
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
“Architectural Forum Spotlights New Home On Sarasota Beach In This Issue.” Sarasota Herald Tribune, March 12, 1950. p. 25
“Chronological List of Works by Paul Rudolph, 1946-1974.” Architecture & Urbanism, Jan. 1975, p. 150.
Domin, Christopher, et al. Paul Rudolph: the Florida Houses. Princeton Architectural Press, 2002.