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by m.perrino
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:21 pm
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Topic: Jay C. Pace - Apprentice
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Jay C. Pace - Apprentice

Sad news today, as it is reported that Jay C. Pace, Taliesin Apprentice has passed away. I do not recall the dates of his apprenticeship. In the late 1980's, Jay returned to Taliesin and was instrumental in developing programs to direct TAA as they pivoted to the computer. He developed the Desert Wa...
by m.perrino
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:34 am
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Topic: David Wright House - SOLD
Replies: 11
Views: 407

Re: David Wright House - SOLD

Great news for a Monday morning ! Buyers include Hu Bing and Wenchin Shi, principals H & S International, architectural firm along with Jim Benson - Benson Botsford LLC. Hu and Wenchin were apprentices at the now dissolved Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and are also directly involved in t...
by m.perrino
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:04 pm
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Topic: David Wright House - SOLD
Replies: 11
Views: 407

David Wright House - SOLD

Greetings All : It is being reported that the David Wright house just sold, at $7.2 million. No other information available about the buyers. We pray they have good intentions.
by m.perrino
Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:02 pm
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Topic: Taliesin West - CLOSED
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Views: 385

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: 1186

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: 62
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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: 12371

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: 12371

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: 12371

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: 12371

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: 2013

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: 6647

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: 5387

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: 4428

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 !