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  Topic: Article: Unity Temple Restoration
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:41 pm   Subject: Article: Unity Temple Restoration
I'm all for higher density, as well as housing types and prices to fit all resident budgets within the community, transit oriented development, walkable communities, etc. I just question the logic of ...
  Topic: Article: Unity Temple Restoration
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Replies: 9
Views: 196

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:40 pm   Subject: Article: Unity Temple Restoration
A hair and blood pressure raising item from the article:
The event came at a time in which some have expressed concern that a proposed 28-story tower, which would be constructed nearby on Lake Stree ...
  Topic: This weekends Auldbrass tour includes Fllw's Lincolns!
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Replies: 11
Views: 472

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:31 am   Subject: This weekends Auldbrass tour includes Fllw's Lincolns!
You may be right S...the '41 Merc evolved (not for the better visually) from the '40 model which was visually more consistent with the '40-'41 Lincoln. I believe the firewall was common to both but as ...
  Topic: This weekends Auldbrass tour includes Fllw's Lincolns!
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Replies: 11
Views: 472

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:23 pm   Subject: This weekends Auldbrass tour includes Fllw's Lincolns!
An article in Hemmings about a 1941 Mercury customized in 1941 for a banker:

https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2018/12/03/built-by-coachcraft-peter-stengels-41-mercury-was-a-masterpiece-of-prewar-desi ...
  Topic: Wright and Architectural Competitions
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Replies: 15
Views: 330

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:17 pm   Subject: Wright and Architectural Competitions
Wright's 1893 Milwaukee competition entry is not textbook classicism...Wright's eye for clarity, composition, and the horizontal was still evident, though rather subtly. His varied proportions of colu ...
  Topic: John Randal Macdonald house for sale in Wisconsin
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Replies: 8
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:42 pm   Subject: John Randal Macdonald house for sale in Wisconsin
Tom wrote:
Electric baseboard heat.

The listing notes radiant heat fueled by gas...the baseboards are most likely hydronic, much better than electric resistance...there seems to be a continuation ...
  Topic: Article: Tour showing current state of Shams Palace, Iran
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:54 pm   Subject: Article: Tour showing current state of Shams Palace, Iran
I had known of Nezam Amery’s connection with the Palace commission, but hadn’t known of his personal history.

A link to a pre-outage thread on the Pearl Palace for Princess Shams designed by Wi ...
  Topic: Red Tile For Sale
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Replies: 15
Views: 869

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:22 am   Subject: Red Tile For Sale
The tile is being sold by an heir....I Google'd "Donley architect obituary" and found the following:

Roy William Donley (would have been 43 yrs old in 1957)
https://www.legacy.com/obitua ...
  Topic: Auction: Print Cabinet from Avery Coonley House
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:12 am   Subject: Auction: Print Cabinet from Avery Coonley House
Browne's Bookshop windows too (see lot 9) :

https://auctions.toomeyco.com/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=5000+++++++9+&refno=+++23596
  Topic: The Heritage-Henredon furniture
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Replies: 35
Views: 28272

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: The Heritage-Henredon furniture
A hexagonal table and stool/small table set up for auction on December 2, 2018, (see lot 37):

https://auctions.toomeyco.com/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=5000++++++37+&refno=+++24017

There i ...
  Topic: Red Tile For Sale
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Replies: 15
Views: 869

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:06 am   Subject: Red Tile For Sale
Reading the recent post in this thread, led me to reread the updated (2011) red tile location list. I noticed the Raymond Carlson house was not listed...a red tile was mounted next to Wright’s penci ...
  Topic: Article: 'Modernism: The International Style that Wasn't'
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Replies: 28
Views: 836

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:57 pm   Subject: Article: 'Modernism: The International Style that Wasn't'
True. Mies left Germany before Kristallnacht, and others whose names we know left before things went from bad to criminal.

But for those that remained, concentration camps and crematoria didn't des ...
  Topic: Article: 'Modernism: The International Style that Wasn't'
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Replies: 28
Views: 836

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:46 am   Subject: Article: 'Modernism: The International Style that Wasn't'
Some interesting quotes from the article:

"Once a lie is told, its proliferation becomes a matter of citation..." Frank(lin) Lincoln Wright anyone?

"Just as we need to understand ...
  Topic: Grant programs available?
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Replies: 2
Views: 198

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:59 am   Subject: Grant programs available?
Tim and Alicia, Welcome to Wright homeownership! My wife and I have belonged to Wright's J.A. Sweeton house in Cherry Hill, NJ for about 10 years.

I'm not aware of any grants applicable to private ...
  Topic: Kitchen Islands
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Replies: 16
Views: 493

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:28 pm   Subject: Kitchen Islands
It would appear that Guerrero was using color film for some photos at the site:
http://www.globallighting.com/frank-lloyd-wright-in-new-york-city/

https://www.pinterest.ca/pin/485544403562251838/ ...
 
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