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  Topic: Article: 5 Modern Design Trends that Were Born at T West
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:49 pm   Subject: Article: 5 Modern Design Trends that Were Born at T West
I seem to recall reading, perhaps in Besinger's book, that in the days before glass and real enclosure, the vault and the Kiva were used to securely store items left in Arizona when the Fellowship ret ...
  Topic: Louis Fredrick home, Barrington Hills, IL
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:13 pm   Subject: Louis Fredrick home, Barrington Hills, IL
The new bath is slick! The house looks great.
  Topic: Guggenheim Museum Opening Day October 21, 1959
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Replies: 39
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:34 am   Subject: Guggenheim Museum Opening Day October 21, 1959
The rear lot line concrete fence with the circles shows up in the earliest photos of the completed building...the E.89th photo above includes it as does the view through the now closed in "drive- ...
  Topic: Guggenheim Museum Opening Day October 21, 1959
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Replies: 39
Views: 11780

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:49 am   Subject: Guggenheim Museum Opening Day October 21, 1959
While at a friend's house on Sunday, I flipped through a book published by the Solomon Guggenheim Foundation shortly after the NYC Museum's completion in 1959. I was unfamiliar with the book, and was ...
  Topic: Max Hoffman turned Americans onto European cars
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:30 pm   Subject: Max Hoffman turned Americans onto European cars
The beauty of many Porsche cars is more experiential than aesthetic, I suppose....a series 1 E-Type Jaguar evokes a springing cat, the Porsche? A frog poised to leap or strike at a fly? Just kidding, ...
  Topic: Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum Through the Years
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:41 am   Subject: Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum Through the Years
Bringing this thread forward post outage. Keywords: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, annex, Peters, Gwathmey-Siegel, original warm color.
  Topic: Guggenheim Museum Opening Day October 21, 1959
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Replies: 39
Views: 11780

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:33 am   Subject: Guggenheim Museum Opening Day October 21, 1959
Bringing this topic forward post outage. Keywords: Guggenheim Museum, 1959, original tan paint, annex, William Wesley Peters, Gwathmey Siegel
  Topic: Pattern books?
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:20 am   Subject: Pattern books?
Bringing this thread forward post outage. Keywords: pattern books, kit house, Sears, Aurora, Aladdin, VanBergen, VonHolst, Gordon Van Tyne, model 2617.
  Topic: Sears Kit Houses and John VanBergen?
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Replies: 8
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:14 am   Subject: Sears Kit Houses and John VanBergen?
Many thanks for searching out that thread SDR. I was completely unaware of it. The GVT 2617 model is sweet. I’ll have to keep an eye out for them when road tripping.
  Topic: Sears Kit Houses and John VanBergen?
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Views: 255

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:01 am   Subject: Sears Kit Houses and John VanBergen?
Thanks for the link to the Hackl site, quite extensive. I’m convinced.
It would appear Sears was sticking a toe in the water with Prairie in their higher end plans but the public was not willing to ...
  Topic: Sears Kit Houses and John VanBergen?
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:27 pm   Subject: Sears Kit Houses and John VanBergen?
A quick Google search leads to only two references to VanBergen and the two Prairie Sears models: 1. the link I posted and, 2. another piece that references and links the link I posted. https://searsh ...
  Topic: Sears Kit Houses and John VanBergen?
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Replies: 8
Views: 255

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:55 am   Subject: Sears Kit Houses and John VanBergen?
This was news to me...
http://www.sears-homes.com/2012/05/sears-homes-designed-by-prairie-school.html

I hadn't known that Sears offered Prairie-esque models, but it would seem plausible considerin ...
  Topic: The Heritage-Henredon furniture
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Replies: 30
Views: 24077

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:48 pm   Subject: The Heritage-Henredon furniture
None. I was not following bidding for this auction. The auction catalog typically lists a range of what the auction house and seller expect/hope the lot will sell for; the price reached must have been ...
  Topic: The Heritage-Henredon furniture
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Replies: 30
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:34 pm   Subject: The Heritage-Henredon furniture
In case any of us is interested, two pairs of Heritage Henredon triangular stools are for sale at a fixed "buy it now" price of $875 for each pair at the Toomey & Co auction house. The s ...
  Topic: Video: Barton House renovation update - Buffalo, NY
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:45 am   Subject: Video: Barton House renovation update - Buffalo, NY
I've always liked the Walser/Barton/DeRhodes/Horner plan type. Barton was likely the most lavishly detailed and substantially built of the type.

From the Walser NRHP Registration form:
The Walser ...
 
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