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Keeland Residence, "Remodeling" - Page 1. June 1978. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 16, 2018. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2002_005/item/300/show/297.

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Title Keeland Residence, "Remodeling"
Publisher Houston House and Garden
Date June 1978
Description Clipping of "Remodeling," Houston House and Garden (June 1978), 92-93.
Donor Burdette Keeland, Jr.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Architecture
  • Midcentury modern (Architecture)
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Keeland, Burdette, Jr.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • clippings (information artifacts)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2005-005, Box 11, Folder 33
Original Collection Burdette Keeland Architectural Papers
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=214
Digital Collection Burdette Keeland Architectural Drawings & Photographs
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Transcript K EM DELING 44- •fflNNJiffl designer:; Burdette Keeland Jr., Project Architect ^oWjVallie, Contractor: B. W. Keeland, Assoc, Inc. i J. 1 «. i —4 i i i. i --4——i 4 -4"—4- s- i—-—f \ t'~~—4 ? —I V" d Bujrdiette Keeland hadn't planned to remodel this old house and garage (see before pictures). He bought the house, on a double lot, to build four townhouses. But construction money was tight and interest rates were high. A moratorium on sewers limited the proposed tpwnpauiei-TO one bathroom per unit, and that threw the townhouse ip^rafeMt the window. Keeland, an architecture professor at Univer- of Houston, went back to the drawing boards. He sliced off one side of the house iinjcudfa^ separate plots. One piece sold as a home site. The parage and quarters above (which were at the back of the house) were remodeled by Keeland rrmlro a( carriage! hpuse, which he soktHRJaticffmim [w thkhehoufe to remodel for himself. . JThe original jhQuie was typical 1930s, complete with impossible closets, unattractive fixtures and, in Keeland's opinio^-,-a-too flat" fajcad^. Ailing plumbing and sagging floors made the situation worse. Now, drastic changes in the front of the hou|eP+ tough cedar siding, a new and nteresting walkway and gate, plus a bamboo screen — reflect his remodeling philosophy. A remodeling (job jwhkth requires changing part of the character of the house should be carried all the way through, Keeland feels. "Don't allow existing windows, doors or hardware to be left in only one or two rooms," he advises. His louse is now contemporary architecturally. But his furnishings, some old and some new, add whimsy and warmth to discourage a stark feeling. 4A/jh€r4v^fip^s$tbld, ilotkenJdpuble-ntinG, wpopen win^owi v^ejrefr^s£e\jr^jyt minum, sliding patio doors. They allow needed light for the small rooms. The dining room has two such openings now. The other door in that room was simply removed. The kitchen of the house remains almost as it was. Paint in bright colors adds a fresh look. —tt'^J^^d-Jtel-^l^^^te^he inside ends and the outside begins from the living room. The same cedar as the exterior. Large expanses of glass