Luther Sadler designed many Art Moderne or Art Deco residences in Dallas. These are found both in Oak Cliff and in Lakewood, exemplifying the sleek almost nautical themes of these white geometric homes. In 1936, he designed 6843 Lorna Lane. The same year he designed the Christian Science Monitor Pavilion, now the Education Annex to the Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park. Earlier, in 1926, Sadler designed the building of the Oriental Rug Cleaning Company with its distinctive Moorish façade with asymmetrical arches. This landmark building at 3907 Ross was built when the mansions on Ross were in decline or gone.
The Texas Centennial Exposition offered this as a contemporary model home in 1936. The International style is also apparent in this home with its corner windows. The flat roof with... See More on 6851 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, Texas
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