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Ripple House : 1960
700 Treehouse Ln, Sacramento, CA
Demolished circa 2005
Initial research contact:
..a 1960 Sparks design
on a beautiful, tree-covered, 1.3-acre
parcel on Treehouse Lane recently
was demolished to build two quite
large Granite Bay-style houses.
- From Inside Arden : Home Matters, 06/2005. Kerry Phillips, Author
O : Richard C Ripple M.D. , 1970
( Dr Ripple was the President of the Sacramento Society for Medical Improvement, circa 1960)
JD Sparks says this was not a Sparks design. However, Builder Pete Minarick and his daughter, Cherry, identify it as a Sparks design. It was not one of their favorites ("small, weird brick"), and it was probably torn down due to lack of maintenance.
UPDATE 6/2023: K Lloyd, identifies Ripple as the work of Donald Thaden, based on a preliminary plan drawing