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  Topic: R.I.P. Edgar Tafel 1912-2011
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 30
Views: 12720

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:14 pm   Subject: A fine person
Mr. Tafel, a fine person. I have many newspaper clippings from the East Hampton Star that Nancy Boyd Willey sent me in the late 1980's and early 1990's when She and Mr. Tafel would give public lecture ...
  Topic: Need ideas for magazine peice
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 10
Views: 3996

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:32 pm   Subject: magazine article
What comes to mind for me is FLW pushed the envelope on how the buildings were designed with modern ( for the time) elements to push his "art" foward.
Well at Westcott we installed Geotherm ...
  Topic: Houses near Westcott to be torn down
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 26
Views: 10054

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2010 10:24 pm   Subject: Westcott
Points well taken.
More research has been conducted into the Westcotts life after I completed my work beacuse we really did not have any on how the family used the house. They only lived in the house ...
  Topic: Houses near Westcott to be torn down
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 26
Views: 10054

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2010 8:29 pm   Subject: Westcott
I am not an employee of the Westcott House just the lowly project manager for the restoration company that performed the work and orchestrated and imbued life in to Westcott.

Contact Marta W. the ...
  Topic: Houses near Westcott to be torn down
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 26
Views: 10054

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2010 3:48 pm   Subject: Westcott Interior
An extensive Historic Structures Report for the Westcott House was authored by Lauren Burge of Chambers, Murphy & Burge Restoration Architects.The Design Team used the origional FLW drawings arch ...
  Topic: Photos from Conservancy Minneapolis event (and more)
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 11
Views: 4761

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon May 31, 2010 11:34 pm   Subject: photos
David, Thanks for all the great photos.
Sitting in a living room chair under the skylight at the Willey is an incredible spacial, soothing feeling.
Steve, Lynette, Stafford and Joshua did place a ...
  Topic: Houses near Westcott to be torn down
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 26
Views: 10054

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon May 31, 2010 11:07 pm   Subject: Greenmount properties
Well.. A song by Crissy Hindes and the Pretenders comes to mind. The Greenmount Ave houses issue has been orbiting for some time. Greenmount Avenue was changed to a one way.You see these neglected p ...
  Topic: Video: Westcott restoration
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 1
Views: 1463

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon May 31, 2010 10:33 pm   Subject: W Video
David;

Thanks for posting this video. This shows the breadth and width of activities and excitement the Durable Slate Company and Subcontracted crafts-persons / artisans performed to imbue life int ...
  Topic: Outdoor lighting / Night views - residential
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 5
Views: 2629

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon May 31, 2010 10:13 pm   Subject: Exterior lighting
At the Westcott House we have new replicas and we have new, new lights.
The art glass lights in the lead came, square, have a yellowish glass. They are positioned at the entry doors and along the per ...
  Topic: Florida Southern College to build Wright design
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 30
Views: 8947

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:14 am   Subject: Watson-Fine building
I wanted to inform the Forum regarding some promising news for the on going efforts at Florida Southern.

I had the honor of being one of the six panelists to review the State of Florida Bureau of ...
  Topic: FLW homes decorated for the holidays
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 1
Views: 2008

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:43 pm   Subject: FLW homes decorated for the holidays
Dear Forum members.
Over the years visiting the Wright Chat site I have enjoyed many incredible early photos of Wright properties and or renderings.
Since FLW was very much a part of the "fabr ...
  Topic: Willey house article in OHJ
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 10
Views: 5566

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 10:16 pm   Subject: Very well Done
Stanford, Steve, Lynette & Joshua great article and keeping the spirit alive on The Willey. Yes Cousin Nan and FLW are shining on you and your attention to detail.

D. Shawn Beckwith
Project Ma ...
  Topic: Could It Be Built Today For The Same (Relative) Cost?
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 15
Views: 9745

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:16 pm   Subject: cost valuations
This would be a great exercise for the person that had the summer intern to do a cost compairison and have the data for the FLWBC Conference.

Currently in Florida with haul charges and tax a yard ...
  Topic: Light Fixtures for FLW's Davenport House
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 12
Views: 9197

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:52 pm   Subject: sconce lights
Mr. Harding:
Arthur Klein and Dave Baben at Artemus Lighting will give you the quality fixture you deserve for your project. They are real good folks to work with.
Also at the Westcott Lauren Burge ...
  Topic: Mahony/Burley Griffin/Niedecken Home for sale...
D. Shawn Beckwith

Replies: 30
Views: 29871

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:01 pm   Subject: Mahony/Burley Griffin/Niedecken Home for sale...
SDR and Mr. Harding thanks for your input, well taken
Shawn B
 
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