Save the Fuller House in Forth Worth Texas!

Another home by A. Quincy Jones

Known as the Andrew Fuller House and designed by modernist A. Quincy Jones in Fort Worth Texas, the house isn’t selling, so they’re tearing it down.

The December 1950 issue of the magazine Architectural Forum featured a “Builder’s House of the Year” designed by A. Quincy Jones. The same issue also awarded the innovative Palo Alto building magnate Joseph Eichler “Subdivision of the Year”. Eichler then invited Jones to tour the Palo Alto development he had just completed where he suggested to Jones that the Builder of the Year team with the Architect of the Year. This relationship continued until Eichler’s death in 1974.

The 8400 Square foot house was built for a Texas Oilman and his wife, and hosted screen legends such as Joan Crawford and Jimmy Stewart.

The city has issued a demolition permit to the Frost Bank trust department and the house does not carry a historic designation which might save it from demolition. The house, abandoned since 2008 has been listed for two years at 1.25 million and now has dropped to a million, but apparently the offers Cart is getting are too far below his asking price – read more in the “Star-Telegram” article here.

 

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