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CHARLES (CHUCK) REED JR. (1926-2022)

Reed served in World War II, then worked as a carpenter in South Florida. Reed then studied architecture at the University of Miami. He admired the work of Igor Polevitzky and worked in his office for six years. Reed relocated to Hollywood FL and established his own practice in the mid-1950s. He and his wife, artist Elaine Reed, moved to Raleigh NC. Reed retired in 1997. Article.


1952 - The Gahstrom House, Hollywood FL. Status unknown.


Around 1957 - The Simon House, Hollywood FL. Photos by Earl Strunk.


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Around 1958 - The Ritchie House, Hollywood FL. Photo by Reed.


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1959 - The Robert Wicker House, Hollywood FL. Reed is in the bottom photo. Second and third photos by Louis Friend.


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1959 - The Jaffe House, 3148 Calle Largo Drive, Hollywood FL. Sold in 2001 to Claire Garrett. Photos by Earl Strunk.


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1959 - The James (Jim) String House, 4210 Garfield Street, Hollywood FL. Reed also did an addition in 1962. Still owned by String as of 2006. Black and white photos by Louis Friend.


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1959 - The Arthur Brill House, 2915 Arthur Street, Hollywood FL. Built by Nelson Smith. The Historical Museum of Southern Florida featured the house in the exhibition The Florida Home: Modern Living 1945-1965. Sold in 2004 to Loren Foutz and Michael Riley. Sold in 2012 to Amy and Romuald Stone. Sold in 2021 to GM Arthur LLC. Sold in 2022 to Shlomie Hoffman (2915 Arthur LLC).


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1960 - The Donald Hulmes House, 4020 Buchanan Street, Hollywood FL. Sold in 1991 to Frank Flynn. Sold in 2015 to Malcolm and Ann Smith. Has been significantly renovated and added on to over the years. Top photo by Reed.


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1961 - The Lawson House, 742 North Rainbow Drive, Hollywood FL. Sold in 1988 to Jeffrey Nichols. House was abandoned and the roof started to cave in. Sold in 2013 to Emily Wood who restored the home. Black and white photos by Reed.


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1963 - The Heiden House, 1346 Monroe Street, Hollywood FL. Sold in 2020 to Carl Jackson Stith.


Sources include: Hollywood Houses, the Work of Charles Reed Jr by Louis Friend.