Walter White: La Quinta units (La Quinta, Calif.)

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Description

Walter White designed and built the four houses which are considered the La Quinta Units (or Bungalows) on land adjacent to the Breedlove house, which he built for his mother-in-law. The four T-shaped houses were designed as middle-class dwellings for permanent residents of La Quinta. The uniquely shaped roof with wide overhangs, privacy walls surrounding the garden, and air conditioning highlighted some of the more desirable features of the houses.

Creator

Walter White, architect

Source

Walter S. White papers, Architecture and Design Collection; Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Date

1956

Rights

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Citation

Walter White, architect, “Walter White: La Quinta units (La Quinta, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed October 26, 2021, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/592.