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John J. Lucy Home

University Area Historic District

 
 
John J. Lucy Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
1. John J. Lucy Home Marker
Inscription.  The Tudor style as it evolved from medieval England to twentieth-century America is well expressed in this charming one-story home. Hollow tile faced with smooth brick, gables with decorative brackets, and a gabled and round arched doorway are classic stylistic elements. Pairs of small-paned French style windows, arranged in ribbons, open inward and retain their original wavy glass. John J. and Fannie Lucy built the home circa 1917. Lucy’s father, John M. Lucy, was an Irish immigrant who founded a Missoula furniture and undertaking business in the 1880s. John J. attended the university, was a charter member of the Gamma Phi Chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity, and graduated in 1908. He and his two brothers joined the family business. Lucy and Sons, Inc. operated the undertaking business until the 1950s; Lucy’s furniture store was a Missoula fixture until 1981. John J. and Fannie raised their daughter here where they were at home until 1944. In 1943, John J. Lucy served as a member of the special hearing board for the Italian seamen interned in Montana.
 
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Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Montana National Register Sign Program series list.
 
Location. 46° 51.787′ N, 113° 59.509′ W. Marker is in Missoula, Montana, in Missoula County. Marker is on Eddy Lane near Hilda Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 Eddy Lane, Missoula MT 59801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank A. Roberts Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 415 Connell Avenue (about 400 feet away); 425 Connell (about 400 feet away); 439 Connell Avenue (about 500 feet away); 302 South Sixth Street East (about 700 feet away); Dildine House (approx. 0.2 miles away); 315 Daly (approx. 0.2 miles away); John E. Patterson Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Missoula.
 
John J. Lucy Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
2. John J. Lucy Home and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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