It turns out that the Abramson house was designed by architect John Holliday-Scott. Fifty-five year old house that looks like it was designed within the past year. Very much a contrast of styles; nothing else like it on the street:
Neil Remington Abramson did some research on the architect of his childhood home. It turns out that John Holliday-Scott contributed to the later design of the Saskatoon Club. He also designed the Law/Commerce building at the University of Saskatchewan in 1967 and the Dentistry building in 1979. Both are now on the heritage register of the University of Saskatchewan. He is remembered by the Saskatchewan Association of Architects. It notes that the Abramson house was the first commission Holliday-Scott received after he started his own architectural firm in Saskatoon, and that thereafter, “commissions came in the door”.
Such a legacy, also preserved on film, as Neil pointed out: