Richard E. Dill House

Richard E. Dill House
Location Off SR 76, Alexandria, Nebraska
Coordinates 40°14′53″N 97°23′18″W / 40.24806°N 97.38833°W / 40.24806; -97.38833Coordinates: 40°14′53″N 97°23′18″W / 40.24806°N 97.38833°W / 40.24806; -97.38833
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1936
Architect Dill,Richard E.
Architectural style Modern Movement
NRHP reference # 73001077[1]
Added to NRHP January 29, 1973

The Richard E. Dill House, off SR 53 (formerly SR 76) in Alexandria, Nebraska, is a Modern Movement house built in 1936. It was designed by self-trained engineer and architect Richard E. Dill. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1] The house is the first successful application of "concrete modular construction" in a residence, in particular the first use of "Prestressed channel plank modules" patented by Dill.[2]


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