Mid-Century Modern Freak

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(Top) 1954 Dave and Lola Brubeck in front of their “Heartwood House” | Architect: Beverley David Thorne | Oakland, CA | Photo: Bob Willoughby

(Bottom) Dave & Lola in later years (Dave passed away Dec. 5, 2012)

Architect Beverley Thorne’s 1949 design was so stunning that Ed Sullivan decided to hold a show featuring the Brubeck Quartet at the house. Thorne was also one of the Case Study Architects by designing the 1963 Harrison House aka Case Study House #26 in San Rafael, CA.

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