Francis E. Warner

Architect AIA

5012 Campau Street

Midland, Michigan

Francis E. "Red" Warner, AIA (1921–2006) was an American architect based in Midland, Michigan, and was best known for his contributions to the style of Michigan Modern. From 1951 through 1957, Warner worked at the design firm of Alden B. Dow, FAIA, an apprentice and lifelong friend of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. After working with Dow for six years, Warner formed his own practice and continued the organic tradition of both Dow and Wright, designing over sixty residences, churches, and commercial structures throughout his career.

Warner also served as the Director of the Michigan Society of Architects, and President of the Saginaw Valley Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

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Selected Works

  1. Currin Residence (1959)
  2. Giering Residence (1959)
  3. Lane Residence (1976)


  1. Francis E. "Red" Warner Architecture (Facebook)
  2. Francis Red Warner AIA (Mid-Century Modern Midland)
  3. Structures (Mid-Century Modern Midland)