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by Pat Mahoney
Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:31 pm
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Topic: j. willis hughes house (fountainhead)
Replies: 34
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Hughes Residence

I have seen this house twice, it has always been one of my favorites, although difficult to photograph.
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by Pat Mahoney
Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:20 pm
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Topic: MUIRHEAD FARMHOUSE B&B
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Muirhead Farmhouse

I also have had the opportunity to stay there on two occasions and found it very enjoyable. It was very reasonably priced and worth the few extra minutes to commute to events in Chicago.
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by Pat Mahoney
Mon Aug 16, 2010 4:30 pm
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Topic: 2010 FLWBC Conference attendees
Replies: 6
Views: 3530

2010 Conference

I plan to attend,
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by Pat Mahoney
Fri Aug 06, 2010 12:27 pm
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Topic: eBay: Working drawings for the Dayer House
Replies: 15
Views: 8826

blue prints

e -mail me at pmahoney@lauer-manguso.com if you have interest in sharing a set.
by Pat Mahoney
Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:03 pm
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Topic: record of return clients
Replies: 12
Views: 6464

returning clients

Additional returning clients: Larkin Company- After the construction of the administration building they built the Jamestown Expostion Pavilion in Virginia (1907). They also commissioned a design for worker housing that was not realized. William Heath - Built his Buffalo Prairie house around 1904, r...
by Pat Mahoney
Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:59 pm
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Topic: FLW Quiz Questions
Replies: 8
Views: 3642

#3

#3 Refers to Darwin D. Martin
by Pat Mahoney
Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:26 pm
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Topic: Dana Sconces and Auldbrass Chair at Auction
Replies: 11
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Taliesin Sconces

The sconces of this type at Taliesin were installed after Wright's death at the time the Heath house was being sold. The sconces and many art glass panels were removed after the current owner had signed the purchase contract which made no provision for them to be removed. The archives have acknowled...
by Pat Mahoney
Tue Dec 01, 2009 8:45 am
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Topic: John Lloyd Wright & Lincoln Logs
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Wright Blocks at Graycliff

Darwin D. Martin's grandchildren recall playing with Wright Blocks at Graycliff. The grandchildren donated the set of blocks which include a design manual to create various building types including a filling station. The set and manual are in Graycliff's collections at the State University of New Yo...
by Pat Mahoney
Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:00 pm
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Topic: Rosenwald School Lecture
Replies: 18
Views: 11384

Graycliff gardeners cottage

The cottage plan was based upon one designed for Taliesin in 1912. The plans were recently published in an article I wrote on Graycliff in the FLlW Quarterly.
by Pat Mahoney
Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:30 pm
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Topic: San Francisco Field Office display
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Views: 3160

SF Field Office exhibit

Here is an image of part of the Field Office exhibit at the Transportation Museum in Buffalo. The photo at left is of the model of the butterfly bridge. According to notes made by Aaron Green on the reverse Wright rendered over the photo with pencil. The enameled panel from the original Walker house...
by Pat Mahoney
Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:03 pm
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Topic: Rosenwald School Lecture
Replies: 18
Views: 11384

Ten teacher school

Wright's design was based on a Rosenwald Ten Teacher School with the addition of a central preformance space, something Wright thought essential to a school.
by Pat Mahoney
Mon Nov 16, 2009 3:59 pm
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Topic: Rosenwald School Lecture
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Rosenwald connection

Quinan Explained that Martin was the connection to Rosenwald. Martin and Julius Rosenwald worked on the WWI war effort jointly (dollar a year men). Martin also had connections to Booker T. Washington who had spent time at Hampton. Quinan also quoted a letter than explained one reason this wasn't bui...
by Pat Mahoney
Mon Nov 16, 2009 3:24 pm
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Topic: Rosenwald School Lecture
Replies: 18
Views: 11384

La Jolla

One of Quinan's points was that this design had been mislabeled for years as designed for La Jolla, Ca. rather than designed by Wright while in La Jolla.
by Pat Mahoney
Mon Nov 16, 2009 3:20 pm
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Topic: Rosenwald School Lecture
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Views: 11384

alternate design -Rosenwald School

The larger context included an elevated approach with a series of stairs at its outer edge, seems similar to the entry sequence of the Imperial Hotel. Here is a small image of the drawing from the LOC website. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?ils:2:./temp/~pp_vPai::@@@mdb=fsaall,brum,detr,swann...
by Pat Mahoney
Mon Nov 16, 2009 3:04 pm
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Topic: Palmer House Rental
Replies: 1
Views: 2189

Palmer House Rental

I stayed there last month, it is a wonderful house and lovely property. I wish the new owners luck in their endeavor.