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by Roderick Grant
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:28 am
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Topic: Arthur Dyson Springville, California
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Re: Arthur Dyson Springville, California

Dyson, like Lautner, learned from FLW without copying him. Wallace Cunningham (post-FLW) is another who has gone his own way.
by Roderick Grant
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:19 pm
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Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
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Re: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"

Interesting. Looks like Watson picked more from Lautner and Dyson than Wright.
by Roderick Grant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:40 am
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Topic: George Maher Blinn House goes public.
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George Maher Blinn House goes public.

The only Maher building on the West Coast, which has long been used by the Women's City Club of Pasadena as their private headquarters, has been gifted by the club (which dissolved last year) to Pasadena Heritage. This may make the house more open to the public. Why such an event matters? The house ...
by Roderick Grant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:29 am
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Topic: Light variation
Replies: 14
Views: 338

Re: Light variation

Geiger was obsessed with Hillside. He made many drawings of it, and wrote about it. I never saw much of this, but assume it has gone to U of M with the rest of his archive.
by Roderick Grant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:50 pm
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Topic: Any Recognize this Usonian Window
Replies: 18
Views: 490

Re: Any Recognize this Usonian Window

Turner, as builder of Christie, would not have had anything to say about siting. That was Christie's choice, apparently.
by Roderick Grant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:41 pm
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Topic: Any Recognize this Usonian Window
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Re: Any Recognize this Usonian Window

Only volumes 11 (Preliminary Studies 1933 - 1959) and 12 (In His Renderings 1887 - 1959) would include images specifically of the perfs, and there are none.
by Roderick Grant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:23 pm
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Topic: Light variation
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Views: 338

Re: Light variation

That was the fire Geiger claimed to be virtual arson.
by Roderick Grant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:19 pm
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Topic: WBG's Blythe House is coming on the market
Replies: 8
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Re: WBG's Blythe House is coming on the market

"Off market"
That didn't take long.
Paul, do you know anything about this sale?
by Roderick Grant
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:12 am
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Topic: Any Recognize this Usonian Window
Replies: 18
Views: 490

Re: Any Recognize this Usonian Window

G/W proves that, however delightful they may be, perfs are not necessary. Christie and Baird are also sans perfs and delightful. Perfs were not even intended for Baird. On the other hand, while perfs were intended for Brandes, it was built without them; they were added much later. In this case, I be...
by Roderick Grant
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:06 pm
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Topic: Any Recognize this Usonian Window
Replies: 18
Views: 490

Re: Any Recognize this Usonian Window

There was a sizable stack of Storer blocks behind Lloyd's own house, but he never used them in that residence.
by Roderick Grant
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:47 am
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Topic: Hugo Avila's Wright Renders
Replies: 73
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Re: Hugo Avila's Wright Renders

Brewer is a refinement, close in quality to Chahroudi, but better in its choice of materials.
by Roderick Grant
Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:44 pm
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Topic: WBG's Blythe House is coming on the market
Replies: 8
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Re: WBG's Blythe House is coming on the market

Blythe is one of WBG's best houses. The interior is splendid. I visited in 1984 on a house tour during a Society of Architectural Historians annual meeting in Minneapolis. Although the bus tour to Mason City and back - by way of Winona, Rochester and Owatonna - took place on May 1 and 2, the trip to...
by Roderick Grant
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:55 pm
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Topic: Olgivanna Lazovich Lloyd Wright: Opinions & Perspective
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Re: Olgivanna Lazovich Lloyd Wright: Opinions & Perspective

Most of those who were relieved had left long before Olga died. She was polarizing. Some apprentices practically worshipped her, and they were likeliest to have stayed after FLW died. Others were less enthusiastic, and left just days after the funeral (Curtis Besinger, Mark Heyman). John de Koven Hi...