John A. Knapp House

Weslaco, TX
Year Built – 1939
Architects – R. Newell Waters
Text – Stephen Fox
Southern California proffered a new suburban house type: the California ranch house. The Weslaco architect R. Newell Waters produced a California ranch type house for the Weslaco car dealer John A. Knapp in 1939 that was so faithful to the type that it was photographed for the Los Angeles-based Architectural Digest magazine in 1940 by Maynard L. Parker.