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Francisco J. Urrutia Collection
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Architect Francisco (Frank) J. Urrutia AIA, FARA, was born in 1945 and studied at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo (1969) and started his career with William Cody FAIA in Palm Springs (1968-1973). Urrutia formed business partnerships with Donald Wexler FAIA (1978-1982) and David Prest (1992-1996) as well as solo practices (1973-1978, 1982-1992, and 1996-2016). Urrutia’s career spanned over a 45 year period in the Coachella Valley. He is known for his noteworthy, custom residential designs at the Vintage Club as well as Bighorn, Ironwood, and Eldorado Country Clubs. He also designed several medical, civic, and commercial properties around the Coachella Valley. His work represents the influence and development of down valley resort cities, golf clubhouses, and country club living. He has received numerous professional design awards and served on many civic commissions and boards.
47 Linear Feet plus 5 Flat Files
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