Here's another example in which the owners have resisted turning their carport into a garage. Though carports may not seem as practical as garages, they can sometimes double as an expanded, covered patio, which can be very handy when throwing large outdoor parties.
According to the Pacific Coast Architectural Database, Carroll Sears
Rankin was born in Junction City, KY in 1917. Even as this article was
published, Rankin had apparently already relocated to Palo Alto, CA. He designed the All Saints' Episcopal Church (above) in Watsonville, CA (1962).