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Lockwood Tour of Homes in February

Lockwood Tour of Homes in February

By on 27 January, 2016 in Architecture, Carole King, Historic Midtown with 0 Comments

On Sunday afternoon, February 28, from 12:30 until 5:30, Landmarks Foundation is hosting its third annual tour of homes to familiarize the public with Montgomery’s historic housing stock. Six Frank Lockwood-designed homes in the Garden District, Old Cloverdale and Edgewood are open to the public, each one confirming that Lockwood was one of Montgomery’s premiere […]

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What’s a Lockwood?

What’s a Lockwood?

By on 25 September, 2014 in Architecture, Carole King, Historic Midtown with 1 Comment

With the recent news that the Standard Club located on Narrow Lane Road will have a new life as a hospice facility, local preservationists are breathing a collective sigh of relief. The Standard Club was designed by noted Montgomery architect Frank Lockwood and built in 1929. You may have heard that name batted around in […]

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Montgomery Tudor Revival – Our English Roots

Montgomery Tudor Revival – Our English Roots

No influence was more broadly felt, nor more expertly executed, in Montgomery than that of the Tudor Revival. These houses draw their inspiration from English domestic architecture of Medieval times. Calling the style Tudor brings to mind the Tudors and their larger-than-life personalities, giving the style a romantic and memorable name. In the United States, […]

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Italians, In a Classical Mood

Italians, In a Classical Mood

By on 15 March, 2011 in Elizabeth Ann Brown with 8 Comments

The influences of historic architectural styles in the early part of the twentieth century make a for a rich body of work to discover in Midtown Montgomery. We can see the influence of broader architectural education everywhere. Dear Old A.P.I. (now more popularly known as Auburn University) opened their Architecture program in 1905 and, if […]

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The Academic or Eclectic Styles: Neo-Classical

The Academic or Eclectic Styles: Neo-Classical

The turn of the twentieth century was an exciting time for architecture. Prosperity meant that people had money to spend on new houses and buildings while paying people to design them. Public and higher education was available to more people, and for the first time, academically trained architects were available beyond the east coast bastions […]

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