Home Once Owned By Steve Miller Added To Register

A modern-style Oregon house once owned by Steve Miller of the Steve Miller Band has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Undated photo shows modern-style Oregon house once owned by Steve Miller near Williams, Ore.

The William J. and Sarah Wagner Lippincott House was designed by architect Winifred Scott Wellington, a faculty member at University of California, Berkeley.

Architectural historian Diana Painter of the state Historic Preservation Office says the house built in 1951 just outside Williams is one of the finest examples of post-World War II modern-style architectural design in southern Oregon and a rare example in Josephine County.

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Miller owned the house from 1976 to 1986. It is now owned by a nonprofit foundation that operates the 400-acre property as a nature center, botanical garden, school and community center.