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Modernism, Aspen Modern

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February 1st 1923, New York City, USA

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Sarasota, Florida, USA

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"More roof than wall."
Victor Lundy

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Victor Lundy Change this

Change thisSarasota, Florida, USA
born 1923, New York City
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Victor Alfred Lundy is an American architect. An exemplar of modernist architecture, he was one of the leaders of the Sarasota School of Architecture. A Harvard-educated (B. Arch, M. Arch) World War II veteran, Lundy has had a successful career designing notable government, commercial, and educational buildings in Sarasota, Florida; New York City; and Houston and Dallas, Texas.

At Harvard, he studied under Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer. The Lundy family was in Aspen in the late 1950s but left and then returned. Lundy’s vacation home is located next door to a Bayer design (1963, 311 North Street). Known for his dramatic roofs, and buildings that are “more roof than wall”, Lundy cantilevered the roof to extend over the floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the 20’-high great room. His Warm Mineral Springs Motel, outside Warm Mineral Springs, Florida, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. He was honored by the Smithsonian on his 90th birthday in 2013.

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