As Tom Stanley lay dying, his heart worn down by time, Lillian Stanley searched for ways to console her husband. Each day he spent at Presbyterian Hospital in January, she would gather family and friends around him--those who had loved him and those who had wronged him--so Stanley, 83, could make his peace. Many nights she would refuse to leave his side, sleeping lightly in the chair by his bed, stirring... More >>>
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Tom Stanley blended classical elements such as arches and columns into his modern glass high rises. But his skyscrapers such as First National Bank on Elm Street in Dallas (third from top), were known for their functionality, making money for their developers. Stanley's smaller buildings were among his best. His column and arch design for Sanger-Harris' downtown store (top) became the department store's trademark. Stanley won an American Institute of Architects award for his design of the Atlantic Richfield campus (second from top) in Dallas.