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  Topic: Article: Susan Orlean & Schindler houses
Craig

Replies: 10
Views: 350

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:44 am   Subject: Article: Susan Orlean & Schindler houses
That's interesting, isn't it---as Kallis has a drive-through garage too ...

I didn't make that association but you're right. I think these are the only two Schindler houses with that arrangement. I ...
  Topic: Article: Susan Orlean & Schindler houses
Craig

Replies: 10
Views: 350

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:50 am   Subject: Article: Susan Orlean & Schindler houses
...didn't go that far in their restoration-renovation.

Yes, I was hoping for the removal of that later expansion/enclosure as well. Apparently they switched houses for more space, so it wasn't in t ...
  Topic: Apprentice List?
Craig

Replies: 5
Views: 377

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:01 pm   Subject: Apprentice List?
http://jgonwright.net/pdf-docs/49R1.pdf

This is a list by John Geiger. Elizabeth Mock Kassler also created a list in the early 1980s. I don't know if either are considered definitive though.
  Topic: Wright / Schindler Furniture Stolen!
Craig

Replies: 38
Views: 2020

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:16 pm   Subject: Wright / Schindler Furniture Stolen!
The tea cart is particularly clever. Each of those three stacking vertical shelves are hanging on a spinning frame, which when turned, allows them to align evenly on the horizontal and thus create one ...
  Topic: For sale: Possible apprentice home in Orangeburg, SC
Craig

Replies: 34
Views: 2045

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:51 pm   Subject: For sale: Possible apprentice home in Orangeburg, SC
How long has it been since you lived in SC?

Not long enough to make me forget the confederate flags, which I found repugnant. I can only imagine how an African-American person must feel...

Also ...
  Topic: For sale: Home by Peter Berndtson in West Mifflin, PA
Craig

Replies: 12
Views: 730

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:36 am   Subject: For sale: Home by Peter Berndtson in West Mifflin, PA
What is that odd raised seating area in photo #11?
  Topic: For sale: Possible apprentice home in Orangeburg, SC
Craig

Replies: 34
Views: 2045

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:04 am   Subject: For sale: Possible apprentice home in Orangeburg, SC
Hilarious how the same person who criticizes West Hollywood for being less than all-inclusive has no issue chastising me for expressing the same opinion for sections of South Carolina, or as I now cal ...
  Topic: Wright / Schindler Furniture Stolen!
Craig

Replies: 38
Views: 2020

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:11 pm   Subject: Wright / Schindler Furniture Stolen!
Not report because the objects weren't considered valuable?

Wow, why on earth is anyone working in preservation at a University if that's their knowledge of the objects under their care? Does USC r ...
  Topic: Wright / Schindler Furniture Stolen!
Craig

Replies: 38
Views: 2020

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:10 am   Subject: Wright / Schindler Furniture Stolen!
From today's LA Times, two disturbing thefts:

The thieves seemed to know exactly what they were looking for.

They entered an unmarked warehouse on a South Los Angeles side street, moved through ...
  Topic: For sale: Possible apprentice home in Orangeburg, SC
Craig

Replies: 34
Views: 2045

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:41 pm   Subject: For sale: Possible apprentice home in Orangeburg, SC
Prejudiced a bit?

Having lived in the South I prefer to call it experience. Currently we have a Virginia governor with a lot of explaining to do over some repugnant photographs. For some of us, 198 ...
  Topic: For sale: Possible apprentice home in Orangeburg, SC
Craig

Replies: 34
Views: 2045

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:01 am   Subject: For sale: Possible apprentice home in Orangeburg, SC
Location, location, location . . .

Cue up "Dueling Banjos." Inland South Carolina? Pass.
  Topic: Foster Rhodes Jackson, Taliesin Apprentice
Craig

Replies: 13
Views: 1083

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:13 pm   Subject: Foster Rhodes Jackson, Taliesin Apprentice
Yes, the staircase is amazing. It's much larger in scale than it appears in the photographs. It leads up to the master suite but then oddly, it terminates one more flight upward at a rather nothing ro ...
  Topic: Foster Rhodes Jackson, Taliesin Apprentice
Craig

Replies: 13
Views: 1083

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:52 am   Subject: Foster Rhodes Jackson, Taliesin Apprentice
Agreed. Wandering through the place one gets the impression of an aged and dated swinging bachelor pad, sort of Hugh Hefner meets Frank Lloyd Wright - many sunken seating areas, hidden suites, and ran ...
  Topic: Foster Rhodes Jackson, Taliesin Apprentice
Craig

Replies: 13
Views: 1083

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:42 pm   Subject: Foster Rhodes Jackson, Taliesin Apprentice
I can't recall if this house has been posted previously, if so please forgive:

https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/126-Summit-Rd-La-Verne,-CA-91750_rb/

There was an open house yesterday. It's ...
  Topic: Paul Rudolph Walker House
Craig

Replies: 8
Views: 450

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:51 pm   Subject: Paul Rudolph Walker House
Then there's Peter Blake's "pinwheel" house which has moveable panel walls on the horizontal:

http://blog.dwr.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Pinwheel_Avery_3295_15.jpg
 
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