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Griffin Residence | 1953

Architect: Fred Griffin
Builder: Unknown
Remodel: Modern Building + Design
Completion: 85%
The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour This home that Griffin designed and built for himself, then shortly sold to a new owner in 1955, blends sleek moderne with warm Asian undertones. The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourMost notable are the large louvered sun shades that still pivot today, now refreshed by an aqua ombre effect. The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourThe egg-crate grille at the entry is also original. The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourThe Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour
The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour
Griffin was co-founder of Western Builders, Inc., and designed several unusual custom homes valleywide. They typically feature unusual wood accents and a modest degree of luxury, like this home does. The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourMost notable is the massive floor to ceiling glass wall that graciously welcomes the outdoors in. The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourLong and lean on an oddsized wedge-shaped lot, the home features extensive travertine throughout. The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourThe Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourThe Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourThe Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home TourThe Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour The Griffin Residence on the 2017 Modern Phoenix Home Tour

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