Victor A. Lundy

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The United States Tax Court Building in Washington, D.C.

Victor Alfred Lundy (born February 1, 1923) is an American architect. An exemplar of modernist architecture, he was one of the leaders of the Sarasota School of Architecture. 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.[1] A film on his life and work, entitled "Victor Lundy: Sculptor of Space" was premiered by the GSA on February 25, 2014.[1][2]

Work[edit]

Frontal view of the United States Tax Court Building which Lundy designed in collaboration with the architectural firm Lyles, Bissett, Carlisle, and Wolff (LBC&W)
  • Drive-In Church, Nokomis, FL (1954). Demolished.[3]
  • Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce (Pagoda Building), Sarasota, FL (1956)[4]
  • South Gate Community Center, Sarasota, FL (1956)[5]
  • Alta Vista Elementary School, a.k.a. The "Butterfly Wing," Sarasota, FL (1957)[6][7]
  • Joe Barth Insurance Office [today, Murray Homes], Sarasota, FL (1957)[4]
  • Herron House, Venice, FL (1957)[8]
  • Bee Ridge Presbyterian Church, Sarasota, FL (1957)[7]
  • Waldman Building, 533 S. US 301 (1958)[4]
  • Warm Mineral Springs Motel, North Port, FL (1958)
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, Sarasota, FL (1958)[9]
  • Galloway Furniture Showroom, Sarasota, FL [today, Visionworks] (1959)[3][7]
  • "Bubble Pavilions" for the New York World's Fair of 1964–65 (The Brass Rail Snack Bars)[10]
  • Church of the Resurrection Harlem, New York City (1966) Demolished.[3]
  • First Unitarian Church, Westport, CT (1960)[11]
  • United States Embassy, Colombo, Sri Lanka (1961-1985)
  • Sierra Blanca (New Mexico) Ski Apache Ski Resort Lodge (1961)[12][13]
  • IBM Garden State Office, Cranford, NJ (1965)[3][14]
  • Lundy Residence in Aspen, Colorado (1972)[15]
  • U.S. Tax Court Building, Washington, DC (completed 1974)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1]
  2. ^ trailer Youtube
  3. ^ a b c d [2]
  4. ^ a b c [3]
  5. ^ [4]
  6. ^ [5]
  7. ^ a b c [6]
  8. ^ Restoring Herron House in Venice Jun 2, 2013 Sarasota Herald-Tribune
  9. ^ [7]
  10. ^ [8]
  11. ^ Higher Power 1960 P/A Award: First Unitarian Church, Victor Lundy ARCHITECT February 10, 2009 Past Progressives
  12. ^ History Ski Apache website
  13. ^ The Sierra Blanca Lodge image Flickr
  14. ^ The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945-1976 by John Harwood page 133
  15. ^ [9]

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