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  Topic: Article: New visitor's center planned for Home & Studio
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 10
Views: 141

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:36 pm   Subject: Article: New visitor's center planned for Home & Studio
With 90,000 annual visitors, they do need a better solution than the current cramped garage.

Whether this design will pass muster with the city historical society is to be seen.

IMHO: Take the b ...
  Topic: Article: House by Frederick Leibhardt in La Jolla, CA
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 4
Views: 50

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: Article: House by Frederick Leibhardt in La Jolla, CA


Someone needs to tell Realtors that you photograph the exterior on sunny days (morning or evening, not noon) and the interior on cloudy days with all the lights on in the house.
  Topic: Racine, WI Beauty
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 2
Views: 162

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:39 pm   Subject: Racine, WI Beauty
FYI: Hans Geyer was not a FLW apprentice according to John Geiger.
  Topic: FLW book, summer read
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 6
Views: 181

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:29 pm   Subject: Re: FLW book, summer read
Prepping for my vacation and looking for a book to bring with ...

I enjoyed Ada Louise Huxtable's book on FLW: https://www.amazon.com/Frank-Lloyd-Wright-Penguin-Lives/dp/0143114298/ref=sr_1_1?keyw ...
  Topic: non-geodesic prefab dome houses
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 0
Views: 46

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:47 pm   Subject: non-geodesic prefab dome houses
http://www.solaleya.com/ourmodels.htm
  Topic: plans to restore Kalita Humphreys Theater
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 0
Views: 30

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:19 pm   Subject: plans to restore Kalita Humphreys Theater
https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2019/06/13/long-last-dallas-plan-restore-glory-frank-lloyd-wrights-decaying-kalita-humphreys-theater
  Topic: Charles Schiffner’s House of the Future
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 2
Views: 77

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:11 am   Subject: Charles Schiffner’s House of the Future
https://archinect.com/news/article/150141358/charles-schiffner-s-house-of-the-future-predicted-smart-home-technology-more-than-40-years-ago
  Topic: MCM furniture locked away for a decade w/FLW connection
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 0
Views: 91

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:04 pm   Subject: MCM furniture locked away for a decade w/FLW connection
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/key-auctions-saint-john-furniture-1.5166217
  Topic: The Butterfly (Hardoy) Chair
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 0
Views: 85

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:20 pm   Subject: The Butterfly (Hardoy) Chair
https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/story-behind-iconic-butterfly-chair-design
  Topic: Article: Schwartz House - most popular Airbnb in WI
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 7
Views: 246

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:29 am   Subject: Article: Schwartz House - most popular Airbnb in WI
Fixed glass between piers - strikes me as unusual.
Would have thought them to be opening french doors.

The current owner has plans to replace the fixed glass and replace with the doors on the blue ...
  Topic: Video: Interview w/ John Rattenbury
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 47
Views: 988

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:19 am   Subject: Video: Interview w/ John Rattenbury
A missing bit of FLW's writing is an article published by a far-left-wing periodical in Minneapolis about the trip to Russia.
I have only encountered a mention of it in a book Geiger had about the hi ...
  Topic: Examples of Architecture Database
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 2
Views: 126

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:00 am   Subject: Examples of Architecture Database
Michigan Historical Society has one for their state:
http://www.michiganmodern.org/buildings
  Topic: For sale: Lykes House - Phoenix, AZ
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 5
Views: 836

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:16 pm   Subject: For sale: Lykes House - Phoenix, AZ
Price reduced to $2.65M
  Topic: Pass the Hat
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 7
Views: 793

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:09 am   Subject: Re: Pass the Hat


https://www.banggood.com/Men-Women-Porkpie-Pork-Pie-Hats-Fedora-Upturn-Short-Brim-Black-Ribbon-Band-Caps-p-1030219.html

Close but no cigar...


Link does not seem to work.
  Topic: Video: Interview w/ John Rattenbury
Paul Ringstrom

Replies: 47
Views: 988

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 1:42 pm   Subject: Video: Interview w/ John Rattenbury
John's father: Francis Rattenbury, Canadian architect

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Rattenbury

Roderick,
Is this your book?
https://www.amazon.com/Rattenbury-Terry-Reksten/dp/155039090 ...
 
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