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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Architect Helen Hald's humble Kirk home still awes

In 1957 the design of the subdivision home was the only one of 28 winners unanimously voted an Honor Award in the American Institute of Architects-Sunset Magazine Western Home Awards. The judges called it "The best small house I've seen." Hald treated the exterior with a solid stain by Cabot, called Spanish Moss. It had been taupe with dark trim.