Prairie Style home by Walter Burley Griffin, 5 bedrooms, brick/wood house plans

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Cooley House, 1910-26, a Grand Prairie Style Home

  • Building name: G. B. Cooley House
  • Designer/Architect: Walter Burley Griffin
  • Date of construction: 1910
  • Location: Monroe, Louisiana
  • Style: Prairie Style
  • Number of sheets: 7 sheets measuring 18" x 24" & 22 sheets measuring 24" x 36"

Sheet List (18" x 24")

  • Cover Sheet, Location Map, Notes
  • 2 sheets, Floor Plans, 3/16"=1'-0"
  • 2 sheets, Elevations and Sections, 3/16"=1'-0"
  • Carriage House Plan & Elevations, 3/16"=1'-0"
  • Details

Sheet List (24" x 36")

  • Cover Sheet
  • Location Map
  • Notes
  • Site Plan, 1"=20'
  • 6 sheets, Floor Plans, 1/4"=1'-0"
  • 12 sheets, Details, various scales

G.B. "Captain" Cooley, son of a riverboat captain and an amateur boater himself made his fortune in the laundry business. When it came time to build a suitably substantial home he turned to one of the leaders of the architectural avant-garde, Walter Burley Griffin. It is likely that Marion Mahony, Griffin's wife and an outstanding draftsperson who worked on many of Frank Lloyd Wright's most important Prairie designs, was involved in the design of this house as well. The design was completed in 1910 but was not built until 1926. The main house itself has outside dimensions of approximately 31' x 89', including terraces.

This is a large drawing set with 29 sheets in 2 formats. The property was surveyed twice, thus the 2 formats.

The prints you are purchasing are crisp, high resolution black line copies on white bond paper. Any photos shown in the description are informational only and are NOT included in your purchase.

SHIPPING: Your drawings are shipped to you, rolled, not folded, in a Priority Mail tube. This listing includes architectural prints ONLY. Any photos shown in the description are for information only and are NOT included in your purchase. For information about the photos please send me a message. Thanks.

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO BUILD: These plans are not complete architectural drawings as might be required by your local permitting agency and do not contain all the structural, waterproofing and other details and information necessary for construction. But your local builder or architect should be able to adapt these drawings and add to them as necessary. What they do provide is accurate design information about a REAL historic house, not a pseudo-historic tract house as you will find in the house plan magazines on your supermarket shelf.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: Orders shipped to addresses outside the USA may be subject to customs duties at their destination. The buyer is responsible for any such duties.

The original drawings from which these dimensionally accurate scans were made are kept at the Historic American Building Survey, in the Library of Congress. (PR010)