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Wallace Neff
Birth: Jan. 28, 1895
La Mirada
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1982
Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Architect. He gained world acclaim as the designer of residences for many Hollywood stars, writers and other celebrities, some of which included Frances Marion, King Vidor, King Gillette, Fredric March, Amelita Galli-Curci, Joan Bennett, Darryl Zanuck, Charles Chaplin and Paulette Goddard, Groucho Marx, and Harpo Marx. His design for “Pickfair”, the Beverly Hills mansion of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks Sr., was considered the epitome of Southern California architecture. He was also concerned with housing for ordinary Americans and he pioneered the design of inexpensive, mass-produced "bubble" structures in which inflated reusable balloons are sprayed with concrete. In the 1950s, housing projects were built using this technique in South Africa, French West African, Pakistan and Brazil. Neff's grandfather, publisher Andrew McNally, settled in Southern California in the late 1870s. (bio by: Shiver) 
 
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  Louise U Neff (1893 - 1979)*
 
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Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum
Altadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Founders Lawn, Section 1878, Grave 11
 
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Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: Nov 19, 2005
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