Dr. Alan Challman House, 135 Black Oak Lane, Plymouth, Minnesota

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Dr. Alan Challman House

Address: 135 Black Oak Lane
City/locality-
State/province
Plymouth, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1948
Primary Style: International
Additions: [[Additions:=Kitchen, dining and master bedroom addition by Joseph G. Metzler & Steven Buetow of SALA Architects, 2006.]]
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Architect or source of design: [[Source of design::Long and Thorshov / SALA Architects]]
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
First Owner: Dr. Alan Challman

Plymouth Hennepin

Dr. Alan Challman House, 135 Black Oak Lane, Plymouth, Minnesota
(44.960958° N, 93.427354° WLatitude: 44°57′39.449″N
Longitude: 93°25′38.474″W
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This landmark home was designed by Long and Thorshov, Inc. a prominent Minneapolis architectural firm of the time. The home's garden was featured in an article and the cover of the November 1954 issue of Better Homes and Gardens. The home's passive energy features were detailed in the article "How to Live with America's Worst Climate" in the March 1951 issue of House Beautiful.

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History

In 2006 the home was updated and the main level was expanded along, and toward, the lake to create a master suite and additional space for the kitchen and for dining. This work was designed by Joseph G. Metzler and Steven Buetow of SALA Architects, Inc. The renovation won a National Association of the Remodeling Industry local COTY Award in 2006 and appeared in the Spring/Summer 2007 issue of Remodeling Today.

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