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  Topic: Kickstarter for Albert C. Ledner documentary
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:41 am   Subject: Kickstarter for Albert C. Ledner documentary
My understanding is that the architectural media (press and critics) covered the large work particularly in NYC, possibly because it couldn’t be ignored, but overlooked much of Ledner’s smaller sc ...
  Topic: Kickstarter for Albert C. Ledner documentary
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:31 pm   Subject: Kickstarter for Albert C. Ledner documentary
Ledner’s work is engaging and the more I see of it, the more I see him as a kindred spirit to Bruce Goff. The glimpses of his construction drawings have me wanting to see more....maybe all of them.
  Topic: Charles E Roberts gets a room
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:22 am   Subject: Charles E Roberts gets a room
...and Isabel Roberts was friends with Laura Bowsher in South Bend, who later married Kersey DeRhodes. The DeRhodes' built a Wright house in South Bend that has lately been attributed to Isabel Robert ...
  Topic: FLW's Banff Pavilion to be rebuilt
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:38 pm   Subject: FLW's Banff Pavilion to be rebuilt
Possibly my post was too subtle.
My second sentence should be read in an ominous tone.....speaking from my own experience, I note that even a relatively stable, move-in ready house with a lot of def ...
  Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:56 pm   Subject: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
A neat house with a spectacular site that stands on its own merits. This doesn't need a comparison with Wright.
  Topic: FLW's Banff Pavilion to be rebuilt
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:38 am   Subject: FLW's Banff Pavilion to be rebuilt
So, does this mean the owners of Wright buildings that have issues that are beyond their means or abilities to correct themselves now have somone to turn to who will find them qualified professional g ...
  Topic: Article: The origins of FLW's Cherokee Red
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:40 am   Subject: Article: The origins of FLW's Cherokee Red
For the purposes of cross referencing, a Chat thread about Cherokee Red origins that speaks to the paint color offered by Oldsmobile:

http://wrightchat.savewright.org/viewtopic.php?t=2163&postd ...
  Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright in Florence and Fiesole, 1909-1910
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:26 pm   Subject: Frank Lloyd Wright in Florence and Fiesole, 1909-1910
A link to another relevant thread in Chat pre-outage:

http://wrightchat.savewright.org/viewtopic.php?t=3846&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0&sid=b9f5bfabf108209e78ee730b0696f0d2
  Topic: For sale: W. Irving Clark House - La Grange, IL
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:57 am   Subject: For sale: W. Irving Clark House - La Grange, IL
If you don't like it, blame it on Cecil!
Actually, if one looks at this house in comparison with houses by other architects of the era, there is an orderliness and attempt a geometric purity, to the ...
  Topic: Cantilevered Fireplace Lintel - How?
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:46 am   Subject: Cantilevered Fireplace Lintel - How?
Some relevant photos from the J.A. and Muriel Sweeton house:

http://sdrdesign.com/FireplaceHoodDRN1.jpg
The cantilevered 8" CMU hood at the 1950 Sweeton house.


http://sdrdesign.com/Firep ...
  Topic: Spaulding Print Room
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:12 pm   Subject: Spaulding Print Room
A serene, almost temple-like space. Wright saw nature as divine and capitalized the N. Was the print seen by him as a form of scripture, perhaps?
  Topic: Taliesin West: 1955-56
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:25 am   Subject: Taliesin West: 1955-56
-Wes' Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing is visible at :33
-Is 1:24 to 1:28 the music/movements theater masonry under construction?
-Phoenix area work at 3:10-3:46
-Olgivanna fussing over some schmutz on ...
  Topic: Palm Springs / Lautner, et al
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:03 am   Subject: Palm Springs / Lautner, et al
It could be a quote taken out of context, thereby implying another meaning.
The motel rooms are designed with full kitchens much like studio apartments, but that may have been out of necessity given ...
  Topic: Palm Springs / Lautner, et al
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:30 pm   Subject: Palm Springs / Lautner, et al
The Desert Hot Springs Motel was/is a masterpiece. A lot can be learned about provision for daylighting, privacy, indoor/outdoor living, and open plan living, in a high density development with this e ...
  Topic: FLW's Banff Pavilion to be rebuilt
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Replies: 137
Views: 21511

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:45 pm   Subject: FLW's Banff Pavilion to be rebuilt
Thanks. If we have the date, we can read the transcript, and/or watch the video, from the links I posted. I have to read enough municipal meeting minutes in my day job...I’d rather not wade through ...
 
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