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Walter Pierce

 (1920 - 2013)
Walter Smith Pierce was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York.  Walter Pierce is known for modernist architecture, split-level houses.

Biography   Walter Pierce


Following is The New York Times obituary of Walter Pierce.

Walter Pierce, Modernist Architect, Dies at 93
By WILLIAM YARDLEY
Published: March 16, 2013

Had Paul Revere made another pass through Lexington, Mass., only this time in the 1940s, he might have issued a different warning as he galloped again past the familiar old saltboxes and Colonial houses still bordering its New England streets:

"The Modernists are coming! The Modernists are coming!"

But the Modernists, unlike the British, would not be turned back.

One of them was Walter Pierce, a Brooklyn-born architect whose suburban subdivision of spare but stylish split-level houses helped make the new aesthetic acceptable — and affordable — i   ...  Displaying 750 of 5625 characters.

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