Armand de Corrtieux Carroll
Born: 6/15/1898, Died: 5/2/1976

Biography from the American Architects and Buildings database PAB
Armand Carroll attended San Jose High School in San Jose, CA before he trained at the University of Pennsylvania, earning a certificate of proficiency in 1922. He began his career in the office of William H. Lee, eventually (according to his obituary in the Philadelphia Bulletin) becoming chief designer in that office. Carroll later opened his own firm in Philadelphia, probably around 1943 when he joined the national AIA. He was a member of the Philadelphia Chapter. Written by Emily T. Cooperman.

1951 Alvin P & Mary B Gutman Residence
This home in Elkins Park was sold by the original owners in 2007 and over the next several years underwent and complete renovation.  Renovation design work done by the Michael Ryan Architecture Firm. Link to Michael Ryan Architects


these next few are before show before (2007) and after views (2011)



1960 The Ralph and Suzanne Roberts Residence  Sural Lodge

Armand Carroll designed this home in 1960 for Ralph and Suzanne Roberts.  The large clearstory windows running down the main axis of the residence, the long overhangs at the entrance, and the combination of scuptural wood and massive stone fireplace all show the the influence of Carroll's time at Taliesin. The Roberts first hired Louis Kahn to design a home on Apalogen Rd in East Falls  which remained unbuilt, they then turned their attention to this very private 3 acre lot with architect Armand de Cortieux Carroll. The result is a unique and special home with original details in excellent condition. The home is constructed with solid Cypress beams. Suzanne and Ralph Roberts gave the home the name Sural Lodge formed with the first letters of their first names.



1969 Residence by Armand Carroll in Abington

This home in New Jersey possible was designed by Carroll.



Overview of Philadelphia Area Mid-Century Modern Residential Architecture  (below on this page)   Photo overview   followed by brief written overview of Philadelphia mid-century architects  .

Time Line  of area modern homes from 1930's to today
 Mid-Century Modern Homes
Architects Who Designed Mid-Century Modern Homes in the Philadelphia Region    
 photographs of the regional homes designed by each architect are included
 Allan Berkowitz  Louis Kahn  George Nakashima
 Edward Bernstein  Vincent Kling  Richard Neutra
 Robert Bishop  Thaddeus Longstreth  Norman Rice
Frank Boyer  William Lescaze  Paul Rudolph
 Marcel Breuer  Joel Levinson  Galen Schlosser
 Armand Carroll  Thomas Mangan  Harry Sternfeld
 Albert Clauss  Irving Maitin  Irwin Stein
 Nathan Cronheim  George Mebus  Oscar Stonorov
 George Daub  Ehrman Mitchell  Frank Weise
 Kenneth Day  Newcomb Montgomery  Frank Lloyd Wright
Agoos/ Lovera LaVardera, Greg Re:Vision Architecture
Bloomfield and Associates M. G. Leach Rosenblum, Martin
Bower Lewis Thrower Metcalfe Architecture Stanev Potts
Culbert, Doug McDonald, Tim/Onion Flats Tarantino Studio
Erdy McHenry Moto Design Shop Verner, Steven
Interface Studio QB3 Webber, Brett
Jibe Design Michael Ryan Architects Wesley Wei Architects
Kieran Timberlake Rasmussen/Su Wesley Architects
Krieger & Associates
Wyant Architecture

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