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by jlesshafft
Sat Mar 29, 2008 2:59 pm
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Topic: Lain Thompson's books on FLW
Replies: 6
Views: 6601

Uh.....the authors name is Iain, not Lain
by jlesshafft
Sat Mar 22, 2008 4:22 pm
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Topic: Johnson Family
Replies: 5
Views: 5368

Try wikipedia. Search for Herbert Johnson.
by jlesshafft
Sat Mar 22, 2008 4:19 pm
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Topic: Francis Little House
Replies: 3
Views: 4024

Try a google search on "francis little house" You'd be amazed at what you might find...
by jlesshafft
Thu Mar 13, 2008 2:01 pm
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Topic: kier house chicago
Replies: 3
Views: 6151

It's no longer listed on Coldwell Banker's site, nor does any MLS search in the area find it.
by jlesshafft
Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:21 pm
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Topic: Clarence E. Shepard / Fireproof House for $5,000
Replies: 10
Views: 9679

Those are some seriously ugly homes.
by jlesshafft
Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:14 pm
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Topic: Laurent House for sale. Also, related items on eBay.
Replies: 12
Views: 9760

Just for the record, a post was deleted from this conversation
by jlesshafft
Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:21 am
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Topic: Apprentice House in Montgomery AL
Replies: 4
Views: 6867

Wonder what the "numerous issues" entail?
by jlesshafft
Sun Feb 17, 2008 12:44 pm
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Topic: Residential architects building smaller affordable houses
Replies: 31
Views: 22074

Except...wasn't FLW a disaster at that? Every home he designed went way over budget, and ended up beyond the means of normal middle class individuals.

His homes were and still are works of art, but affordable they weren't.
by jlesshafft
Sun Feb 17, 2008 9:49 am
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Topic: Magnificient Obsession
Replies: 3
Views: 5028

Excellent. Well worth the time and money.
by jlesshafft
Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:24 pm
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Topic: Current Work of Harding Partners
Replies: 19
Views: 16710

This is off topic and will probably get deleted, and me banned, but....any non-profit religious organization (church) that can spend $27m for a 2400 seat auditorium (over $1k per seat by the way) ought to have their tax exempt status removed. I would like to know how much they spend annually on char...
by jlesshafft
Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:47 am
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Topic: Haynes Gallery Folding Accordion Doors / Construction
Replies: 16
Views: 12092

The color/stain sure doesn't match very well to the existing wood in the house. Should have done a better job on that.

A good restoration architect could have been of assistance in that regard.
by jlesshafft
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:05 pm
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Topic: Davenport Kitchen Counter Tops and Problems
Replies: 26
Views: 22842

My suggestion would be a synthetic granite
by jlesshafft
Wed Dec 19, 2007 7:04 pm
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Topic: Davenport Kitchen Counter Tops and Problems
Replies: 26
Views: 22842

Try dropping a cast iron skillet (accidently) from a couple of feet and see what happens to your tile. Spill grape juice on your grout and leave it there until it dries and see if your grout is stained. I'd be willing to bet you a large sum of money your grout is stained and you just don't realize i...
by jlesshafft
Wed Dec 19, 2007 3:50 pm
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Topic: Fallingwater Paperweight
Replies: 22
Views: 16949

I'd be interested in ordering one also
by jlesshafft
Tue Dec 18, 2007 9:06 pm
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Topic: Davenport Kitchen Counter Tops and Problems
Replies: 26
Views: 22842

Tile - breakable if something dropped on it. Any grout other than black will get stained. Corian - will scorch/burn it you set a hot pan on it. Can get scratched easily, but can usually buff the scratches out. Can also chip on the edges. Not the "in" surface any more. Granite - needs to be sealed ev...