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by m.perrino
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:02 pm
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Topic: Taliesin West - CLOSED
Replies: 1
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Taliesin West - CLOSED

Just announced, public tours of Taliesin West are suspended until March 31, or upon notice. This action follows similar closures by Fallingwater, The Gordon House, etc. Be safe. Be well.
by m.perrino
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:33 pm
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Topic: John Rattenbury house - Phoenix, AZ
Replies: 13
Views: 725

Have not been past this property in a long, long time. It is about one or two properties north from the intersection of Lincoln Blvd & 36 Street / Phoenix. I do remember it was difficult to see as it was at a quite high elevation from the street. Further up 36th St is Lykes. Address are: Rattenbury ...
by m.perrino
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:05 pm
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Topic: Kamal Amin R.I.P.
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Kamal Amin R.I.P.

It is being reported that Kamal Amin, Apprentice for 18 years has passed away today at age 92. A man of great intellect, good humor and positive outlook on life. Kathryn and I stayed in his house, 'out back' on the T-W property several years ago. It was a great experience. Always a loyal foot soldie...
by m.perrino
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:11 pm
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Topic: FLW SOA - SOAT CLOSES JUNE 2020
Replies: 58
Views: 3783

FLW SOA - SOAT CLOSES JUNE 2020

It is being reported and has been confirmed that in June of 2020, The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, AKA, the school of architecuture at Taliesin, will close operation after 88 years of continuous operation.
by m.perrino
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:14 pm
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Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Replies: 93
Views: 9620

Apologies to all for the triple post. Having connectivity 'issues'. It's always something and yes, no doubt that 'spendthrift' went throught it fast. HA HA, loved it.
by m.perrino
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:10 pm
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Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Replies: 93
Views: 9620

Just finished. What a fantastic telling. Liked the tone and presentation. Well researched and documented. Learned a lot. Might incorporate some into my tours @ T-W. Other comments: Ida Heller, Beulah Boynton, speculation but quite interesting. Miriam Noel, more than I knew and still I just struggle ...
by m.perrino
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:08 pm
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Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Replies: 93
Views: 9620

Just finished. What a fantastic telling. Liked the tone and presentation. Well researched and documented. Learned a lot. Might incorporate some into my tours @ T-W. Other comments: Ida Heller, Beulah Boynton, speculation but quite interesting. Miriam Noel, more than I knew and still I just struggle ...
by m.perrino
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:07 pm
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Topic: "Plagued by Fire" review
Replies: 93
Views: 9620

Just finished. What a fantastic telling. Liked the tone and presentation. Well researched and documented. Learned a lot. Might incorporate some into my tours @ T-W. Other comments: Ida Heller, Beulah Boynton, speculation but quite interesting. Miriam Noel, more than I knew and still I just struggle ...
by m.perrino
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:16 pm
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Topic: Rob Barros' John Howe Documentary is now Available on disc
Replies: 11
Views: 1560

Mr. Barros has produced a masterpiece of knowledge for all interested in Organic Architecture, FLW, The Fellowship, et al. Several key individual were instrumental is assisting FLW to produce such a large volume of work. Jack, Wes, Gene, Ken, Cornelia, Lois, and creative productive people from each ...
by m.perrino
Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:48 pm
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Topic: Model of Taliesin 1
Replies: 55
Views: 5181

Outstanding work. Simply, truly OUTSTANDING !
by m.perrino
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:35 pm
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Topic: Wright Model Making?
Replies: 36
Views: 4306

Matt: If you are so inclined, text me your e mail address to 602.315.0815 and I can send you a few names at T-West who you should contact to perform some due diligence on copyright/names/etc. It can get interesting. For example, my wedding band is 'whirling arrow' - no issues. However, our wedding a...
by m.perrino
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:08 pm
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Topic: eBay: Letter signed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Replies: 29
Views: 3522

Thank you SDR, I stand corrected, but I don't believe the term FLWFDN was in general use when referring to FLW until after his death. Also, the FLWFDN script seems out of place, forced, contrived. I'll take a "T" Square to those rascals.....HA HA !
by m.perrino
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:27 pm
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Topic: eBay: Letter signed by Frank Lloyd Wright
Replies: 29
Views: 3522

IMHO the first letter is highly, highly suspicious. A. I have never seen FLW sign "Frank" to ANYTHING. Let's say Gene Masselink signed at Wright's direction. He would have never signed first name only, but following protocol of the time, signed FLW full name and next to it or just underneath, HIS IN...
by m.perrino
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:14 pm
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Topic: T-W FLW Birthday + Discovery Day
Replies: 3
Views: 608

oh that was nice. very nice. THANKS SDR !
by m.perrino
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:58 pm
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Topic: T-W FLW Birthday + Discovery Day
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Views: 608

T-W FLW Birthday + Discovery Day

Had a tremendous time at T-W today, celebrating FLW's birthday and participating in the first " Discovery Day" at T-W. This event's goal was to increase knowledge and awareness in the community. Over 1,000 people visited during a 6 hour time span. For me, it was tremendous to see just a few of the '...