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  Topic: Darwin Martin House
JimM

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:15 am   Subject: Darwin Martin House
The Martin House Restoration Corporation should have info on any specific studies:

http://www.martinhouse.org

Found following in an article from this link:

https://www.buffalorising.com/2017/ ...
  Topic: David Henken's Rudy Van Gelder studio in New Jersey
JimM

Replies: 19
Views: 4913

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:33 pm   Subject: David Henken's Rudy Van Gelder studio in New Jersey
Look at the first photo of the thread and the last few interiors... each corner appears to have a somewhat parabolic hip beam (glulam?) from floor to peak. Wonder if segment from floor to top of walls ...
  Topic: David Henken's Rudy Van Gelder studio in New Jersey
JimM

Replies: 19
Views: 4913

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:13 pm   Subject: David Henken's Rudy Van Gelder studio in New Jersey
Some of my most prized possessions I've been lugging around for years are the great jazz LP's from CTI Records, almost all recorded at the studio. Phenomenal photography second to none is also a hall ...
  Topic: A detail on the Herman Mossberg house.
JimM

Replies: 67
Views: 11495

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:13 am   Subject: A detail on the Herman Mossberg house.
My bad...noticed on previous thread Roderick clarified it was a zoning limitation as opposed to code compliance; obviously very different issues (while both a bane to building these days!).
  Topic: A detail on the Herman Mossberg house.
JimM

Replies: 67
Views: 11495

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:40 pm   Subject: A detail on the Herman Mossberg house.
Local code required 2-story houses...
  Topic: 'Sharing Wright's Vision Through Digital Innovation'
JimM

Replies: 2
Views: 328

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:25 pm   Subject: 'Sharing Wright's Vision Through Digital Innovation'
My Mac froze too...
  Topic: Journal OA+D V6:N1 Fuermann Photographs Taliesin
JimM

Replies: 5
Views: 684

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:59 pm   Subject: Journal OA+D V6:N1 Fuermann Photographs Taliesin
Waiting by the mailbox!
  Topic: Is this Desk Lamp Authentic?
JimM

Replies: 151
Views: 51023

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:48 am   Subject: Is this Desk Lamp Authentic?
Assuming the Foundation has control over all aspects including packaging design, the "OEM" lamps do have the numbering on the boxes they come in.
  Topic: Is this Desk Lamp Authentic?
JimM

Replies: 151
Views: 51023

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 3:03 pm   Subject: Is this Desk Lamp Authentic?

My guess is that the numbers are for reference only, and have nothing to do with what Wright would have called the lamps.

An important distinction.... at the time I got my T1 table lamp I wondere ...
  Topic: Request aid completing Survey of Usonian Perforated Boards
JimM

Replies: 487
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:16 pm   Subject: Request aid completing Survey of Usonian Perforated Boards
The keyboard concerto's (actually clavier) Bach interestingly derived "after" others are wonderful. Sixteen can be found on a 3-record set performed by Sophie Svirsky on Monitor Records. It' ...
  Topic: Article: 'Where does FLW's genius come from?'
JimM

Replies: 7
Views: 542

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:54 pm   Subject: Article: 'Where does FLW's genius come from?'
Indeed, the original presentation drawings for Unity indicated brick and concrete inside and out with intricate interior detailing akin to the contemporanneous Larkin light court colonnades, rather th ...
  Topic: Wright 1920s L.A.
JimM

Replies: 8
Views: 821

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:53 pm   Subject: Wright 1920s L.A.
One of the better documentaries and a joy sitting through without needing to throw something at the tube. Would never consider getting into Frank's mind, but if not overt, there's undoubtedly a common ...
  Topic: If you could ask a question of FLLW, what would you ask?
JimM

Replies: 18
Views: 1345

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:50 pm   Subject: If you could ask a question of FLLW, what would you ask?
Did you use something similar to the exterior plaster color of Taliesin 1 anywhere else?
  Topic: Spaulding Print Room
JimM

Replies: 221
Views: 15461

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:19 pm   Subject: Spaulding Print Room
My theory is that the print room was actually for the museum, not the Spaulding residence.

The sheet with the sketches could have originated when the possibility of a room for Spaulding was first ...
  Topic: Spaulding Print Room
JimM

Replies: 221
Views: 15461

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:28 pm   Subject: Spaulding Print Room
The room, as has been suggested, may have been meant as an addition to William S. Spaulding's own home.

That's right... not being familiar with Boston, William Spalding's Back Bay city townhouse wa ...
 
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