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by lastchancesugarco
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:21 pm
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Topic: Article: Darwin Martin House completes $52M renovations
Replies: 51
Views: 8165

Woah! Great finds SDR! What do you suppose the many garden stakes are for? Marking plants?
by lastchancesugarco
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:15 pm
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Topic: Lynn Hall - Walter Hall's "Fallingwater" in PA
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Views: 629

Lynn Hall - Walter Hall's "Fallingwater" in PA

For those interested, Walter Hall from Port Allegany PA, was the contractor of Fallingwater. Here are some interesting links about Walter Hall, and his restaurant, gas station, architect's office, and would be motel. Here's a good contemporary postcard of Lynn Hall. https://fedora.digitalcommonwealt...
by lastchancesugarco
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:00 pm
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Topic: Article: Darwin Martin House completes $52M renovations
Replies: 51
Views: 8165

All, I appoligize for the confusion on the date of the photo I posted. I should have known 1904 was the construction date. To make it up to you, here's a fantastic link to more photos of the Martin House. https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/Items/browse?search=Darwin%20D.%20Martin%20House%20Complex%20ph...
by lastchancesugarco
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:42 pm
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Topic: Article: Darwin Martin House completes $52M renovations
Replies: 51
Views: 8165

SDR, I had no idea there was an upstairs addition. Do you have any more info on that? Wikipedia says that image is circa 1904. As far as the landscaping goes, I'm no landscape professional. But at home, I like to let the plants do as they wish, with a little help of course. I call it "English Garden...
by lastchancesugarco
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:21 pm
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Topic: Article: Interesting Courtyard Villa design from China
Replies: 5
Views: 968

Stunning! I especially like the master wing with the open bathroom and private courtyard.

In Asia is the bathtub typically a fixture of the bedroom? Regardless, I love the idea.
by lastchancesugarco
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:13 pm
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Topic: Article: Darwin Martin House completes $52M renovations
Replies: 51
Views: 8165

Tom, I'll wait for the day the Martin House landscaping looks like this again! :wink: I doubt they'd let the vines grow up the brick and on the roof though. I think its always a rewarding visit at the Martin Complex. Wonderful people and always something new to see. If I get the chance, I'd like to ...
by lastchancesugarco
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:54 pm
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Topic: Wright and the future
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Views: 1461

Hmm. I'm a little skeptical too, but I see some similarities to the schematic drawings of the Guggenheim and the Spaceship.

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by lastchancesugarco
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:42 pm
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Topic: Recently Sold Milton Stricker house
Replies: 20
Views: 3285

On the Kingston house, the catslide roof at the corner is quite interesting. (See the very center of the first image.)

Mr. Stricker's website is simple but, has some wonderful drawings.

http://www.miltonstricker.com/
by lastchancesugarco
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:23 pm
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Topic: Price Tower
Replies: 86
Views: 13550

Pertaining to Price Tower memorabilia, I found this on eBay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Frank-Lloyd-Wr ... SwOCdcp6Cc

Real or phony?

The seller seems to have quite a bit of other Wright related items for sale.
by lastchancesugarco
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:12 pm
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Topic: Video: Bruce Goff
Replies: 2
Views: 704

Video: Bruce Goff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT7PcLnGtlA

Found this fascinating video on Bruce Goff, and thought I'd share. It is well worth the 50 minutes. Does anyone know anything about this video?
by lastchancesugarco
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:59 pm
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Topic: Usonian Architectural Model by Jeff T (Jeff Myers)
Replies: 2
Views: 888

Looking good Jeff! What scale are you modeling at?
by lastchancesugarco
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:57 am
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Topic: Price Tower
Replies: 86
Views: 13550

Would paper model kits of the Price Tower be popular? Perhaps similar to the Robie House paper model kit?