Now isn't this a simple yet practical floorplan? Architect W.W. Crochet could have taken the easy way out and simply provided a backyard like most people expect from a house in the suburbs. Instead, he pushed the house back and provided a private atrium with an L-shaped dwelling. One can easily imagine a parent viewing his or her child playing in the courtyard from any point in the house.
The house today seems to be in original condition.
In 2008, Houston Mod arranged a tour of three of W.W. Crochet's mid-century modern houses. One of the three was Crochet's own home he designed for himself and his family, and he was on hand to conduct a tour. Mr. Crochet died in 2013 at age 85.