In Memoriam: George Swan Jr.

George Swan Jr. (BArch, 1943) has passed. After serving in the US Army 1944-46, Swan returned to Minneapolis, spending the next 15 years working for various local architecture firms. In 1950, Swan and his wife built their home on Christmas Lake, just south of Lake Minnetonka. The home was featured in Better Homes and Gardens, volume 34, May 1956, pages 217 and 258. During his professional architecture career Swan focused on schools, hospitals, and medical office buildings. In his private practice he frequently experimented with passive solar and other energy efficient design concepts.

George Swan Jr. home featured in Better Homes and Gardens, 1954

George Swan Jr. home featured in Better Homes and Gardens, volume 34, May 1956, pages 217 and 258.

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