Local Register of Historic Resources

Thompson Home H.P. #35
Thompson Home (1892)

274 N. Glenn Avenue
Queen Anne

William Thompson, an attorney, moved with his family to Fresno in 1893 and purchased this home in that same year. One of his daughters, Marguerite Thompson Zorach, became a renowned American fauvist painter, textile artist, and graphic designer. A tapestry by Zorach depicting this house, entitled "My Home in Fresno," hangs in the National Collection of Fine Arts at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

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