Saturday, March 19, 2011

Chotin Residence (1957)

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Architect Charles Joseph Rowe designed s spacious residence on Bayou St. John for Captain and Mrs. Scott Chotin in 1957.  It was listed in Samuel Wilson's A Guide to the Architecture of New Orleans, 1699-1959.

The furnishings of the living room and patio were featured in Dixie magazine's "Today's Living" section in 1961 which noted the "wall and fireplace is of Arkansas cedar stone, used throughout home." 

The Chotin's listed the house for sale or trade in 1970.
Big--Beautiful--Expensive: Owner may consider trade for smaller home or commercial property. Spacious architect designed California style contemporary. Enter through huge solid walnut double doors into a 63' entry hall, sunken living room with fireplace, 25' informal dining room, 40' den, gym, 5 or 6 bedrooms and 6 baths, ultra modern kitchen, maid's room and bath. Beautifully landscaped patio and 40' heated pool. Grounds 200x235.

The Chotin's sold the house to the Solomon family who recently sold it to Dr. Eric Ehlenberger.

[photo: F. Stock, TSA NOVA]

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