The Schwarz House | Harris Armstrong, Oakland

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Last week the Landmarks Association honored Mr. and Mrs. Egon Schwarz on the renovation of their Harris Armstrong house in Oakland, Missouri (Kirkwood Area). Mr Schwarz and his late wife, Dorothea, convinced Harris Armstrong to built their home on a Washington University professor’s income.  At first Harris said “no”….professors did not have enough money or taste to hire him, though Dorothea was persistent. The house became a little worn over the years and recently Egon and family decided to renovate the home. The home is elegant and now preserved for the future.

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