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Dahl : 1958

1957 Rockwood Dr
Arden Oaks

Sparks and Thaden (from Plans) "House for Mrs and Mr Loren S Dahl"
6/2017

Landscape design by Robert Deering, PhD, FASLA

While chatting at the Sacramento Modern Roush Residence special event, famed interior designer Jon Siler talked about designing this house with Sparks putting his "stamp" on the design. Rheostat designed to control hundreds of colored lights in the hallway. Mr. Siler has the electrical plans as well as interior and exterior photos. (Mr. Siler passed away in 2017 and unfortunately the Archive has been unable to locate these documents)

Designed for Bankruptcy Judge Loren S. Dahl and family.

Dahl's daughter, Candy is a lawyer and is married to Sacramento Columnist Ed Goldman. Dahl's son, Walter, is also a lawyer. Together they formed the law firm of Dahl & Dahl.

Judge Dahl was married to Louana Edlo Siler (Jon's Silers older sister).
( The Silers were from Corning, in Tehama County )

Also occupied by Kay Lehr? (I believe Jon Siler mentioned this) Lehr mentions her previous home was a Carter Sparks design :

"I had templates for all the furniture in my previous house so we figured out where it could all go. That house was contemporary - designed by Carter Sparks - and so was most of the furniture in it," said Lehr, who moved all her furniture classics into her newly remodeled home."
Sacramento Bee, 1993

DEMOLISHED circa 1994

Demolished for construction magnate C. C Myers' mansion, which Myers had to sell as part of his personal Bancruptcy proceedings. (Ah, the irony of demolishing a house designed for a Bankruptcy judge!) Still on the market, circa 2013 for 3.7mil. Put on the market a few years back for 10 mil.

Exterior : Landscape Design by Robert Deering, ASLA

From the publication "Eden, Journal of the California Garden & Landscape History Society Volume 21, Number 3. Summer 2018"
Photo by Robert Deering, FASLA

Exterior : Landscape Design by Robert Deering, ASLA
Exterior : Landscape Design by Robert Deering, ASLA
Exterior : Landscape Design by Robert Deering, ASLA

Artificial Colorization by AI

Private seating area, by Landscape Designer Robert Deering, ASLA

From the publication "Eden, Journal of the California Garden & Landscape History Society Volume 21, Number 3. Summer 2018"

Site landscaping plan by Robert Deering, ASLA