Frank Lloyd Wright and Cincinnati: Bibliography & Acknowledgements

Note: This section is still under construction; further additions and corrections to follow

Print Sources

"Ahead of Its Time," in: Cincinnati Magazine, September 2008, p. 161.

Article on Abrom Dombar's Irving and Betty Benjamin House of 1949 in Amberley Village, Cincinnati area, as its third owners prepare the house for sale.

American Restaurant Magazine, July, 1951, p. 50-52.

Description and drawing of Abrom Dombar’s original design for Sugar & Spice Restaurant, Cincinnati; the restaurant was apparently built to a modified design.

Bennett, Paul. University of Cincinnati: An Architectural Tour (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2001).

Guidebook to the University of Cincinnati campus and its planning and buildings, including an account of the Wrightian-style Faculty and Alumni Center by architects Cellarius and Hilmer, and Glaser, Myers and Associates.

Bradner, Karen. "Mid-Century Marvel: Hilltop home in Lebanon saved after seasons of neglect," in: House Trends Cincinnati, August-September, 2018, pp. 24-34.

Magazine article on the rescue of Ben Dombar's deteriorated Testerman House in Lebanon, OH, with excellent photos of the recent rehabilitation of this unusual house with its two, circular rooms and "radiating" roof trusses.

Cramer, Polly. "Oriental Art at Home in Contemporary Setting," in: The Cincinnati Post, Tuesday, March 29 , 1955, p. 22.

Newspaper article recording completion of Ben Dombar-designed Simon A. Polasky House, Camargo Road, Cincinnati area.

Cramer, Polly. "Modern Furniture Adds Space to Old House," in: The Cincinnati Post, Tuesday, October 16, 1951.

Newspaper article with photos of interiors of Ben and Shirley Dombar's own house at 1011 Dana Avenue, Cincinnati, recording their redesign and furnishing of a small, older house.