Walter White: Ratliff house (La Quinta, Calif.)
White designed this house for Truman and Marie Susan Ratliff; she was a school teacher and he farmed the property, growing alfalfa and citrus fruits. The sweeping roof was S-shaped, with a higher roofline above the dining and living rooms to take advantage of light and the view, while the lower portions of the roof cover the attached carport for needed shade.
Walter White, architect
Walter S. White papers, Architecture and Design Collection; Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Walter White, architect, “Walter White: Ratliff house (La Quinta, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed October 26, 2021, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/572.