|Title||Flora S. Allen student drawing of a multi-story university club building |
|Architects||Allen, Flora S. (Flora Sofie), 1908-1984 |
|Date of Drawing Execution||ca. 1930-1931 |
|Object Type||Architectural drawings |
|Physical Description||Gouache and watercolor with ink on paper ; 61 1/2 in x 39 3/4 in |
|Descriptive Notes||Inscribed on drawing:|
A University Club.
|Building Notes||Part of a collection containing approximately 1100 student drawings from the University of Washington Department of Architecture from its inception in 1914 until 1961 when the Department of Architecture had completely phased out all elements of the Beaux Arts system and became the College of Architecture and Urban Planning. |
Fifth-year design drawing completed circa 1930-1931. Rendering/elevation of a multi-story building with elongated channels of windows with balconies along the lower levels. Section drawing through the building shows multiple upper-level floors with suites and rooms, gymnasium, swimming pool, recreational facilities, and lower levels library, lobby, billiard room, banquet room, and dining areas. Multiple plans include a gymnasium plan, kitchen plan, and dining room plan.
Flora Allen received her B.Arch from the University of Washington in 1931, where she received the Department of Architecture Traveling Scholarship with classmates Perry Johanson and Kenneth Anderson. She married architect Lowell V. Casey and although she never practiced architecture under her own name, she worked closely with her husband on the projects he designed.
|Subjects (LCSH)||xyz |
|Digital Collection||Architecture Collection|
|Digital ID Number||ARC0905 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections |
|Repository Collection||University of Washington Department of Architecture Student Drawings. Ph Coll 740 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Photographed with a Canon Digital Rebel XTi in RGB Color. Saved in TIFF format and resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop and imported as JPEG2000 using ContentDM's software JPEG2000 Extension. 2012 |