Charles H. Clarke House, “Northwoods”
The Highlands
Washington 98177

Willatzen & Byrne, 1909,
Charles Scharr, contractor

A large gabled Prairie School bungalow that is one of Willatzen & Byrne’s best-known works. It is sometimes referred to as the Todd House after longtime owner E.E. Todd, for whom Willatsen made alterations in 1929. The house is now weatherized for year-round occupancy; the veranda is glassed in and the interior has been totally altered.

Historic images and research courtesy of Jess M. Giessel.
Contemporary photograph courtesy of Michael Houser, Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.

Brooks, H. Allen. The Prairie Style: Frank Lloyd Wright and His Midwest Contemporaries. New York: W.W. Norton, 1978, p. 177.
• Chappell, Sally Anderson. Barry Byrne, John Lloyd Wright: Architecture & Design. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Country Life in America, January 1914.
Pacific Builder & Engineer, February 6, 1909, p. 6; April 16, 1910, supplement.
Pacific Coast Architect, May 11, 1911.
Progressive Architecture, June 1963.
Seattle Architectural Club Yearbook, 1910.





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