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  Topic: Curtis Besinger, apprentice, author, teacher
dancedark

Replies: 6
Views: 642

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:56 pm   Subject: Curtis Besinger, apprentice, author, teacher
I found his book to be a very valuable insight into the function of the fellowship. I now feel like I have better understanding of how things were done. Highly recommended.
  Topic: William Greene house
dancedark

Replies: 3
Views: 532

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:41 pm   Subject: William Greene house
The dimensions on the sideboard don't seem to work for these doors. And the design does not relate to the exterior window design.
  Topic: William Greene house
dancedark

Replies: 3
Views: 532

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:59 pm   Subject: William Greene house
I am looking for information on the William Greene house 1912 in Aurora, IL. Were there any leaded class cabinet doors in the original or the Robinson addition? The plan doesn't seem to show any exc ...
  Topic: 1997 Life Dream house
dancedark

Replies: 98
Views: 99641

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:36 pm   Subject: 1997 Life Dream house
FYI I did get the PM from Michael Shuck and responded by regular e-mail.
  Topic: a Louis Sullivan cornice nobody’s seen in 45 years
dancedark

Replies: 8
Views: 1273

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:54 pm   Subject: a Louis Sullivan cornice nobody’s seen in 45 years
Did they get SIUE's entire collection? And do you know if they acquired it permanently, or if the materials are on loan.

Much of the SIUE collection was stored outside and unprotected from weath ...
  Topic: a Louis Sullivan cornice nobody’s seen in 45 years
dancedark

Replies: 8
Views: 1273

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:58 pm   Subject: a Louis Sullivan cornice nobody’s seen in 45 years
Thanks, Paul.
I still haven't made it to the City Museum, but it is an absolute must, now. I figured they would be doing much more Sullivan after they got the SIUE stuff.
  Topic: Maginel Wright Barney Cottages
dancedark

Replies: 9
Views: 1282

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:51 am   Subject: Maginel Wright Barney Cottages
I didn't mean to say that it was specifically named "C". I just meant that, according to Besinger, it was one of 3 distinctly different designs.
  Topic: Maginel Wright Barney Cottages
dancedark

Replies: 9
Views: 1282

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:18 pm   Subject: Maginel Wright Barney Cottages
Apparently, there were 3 different cottage plans for Maginel, the one shone being the C plan. Besinger references all three, but the first 2 seem to be lost to time. Anybody know anything about them ...
  Topic: Evolution of the Maginel Wright Barney Cottage
dancedark

Replies: 88
Views: 43936

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:59 pm   Subject: Evolution of the Maginel Wright Barney Cottage
Thanks everyone for the discussion on the roof engineering. Seems like a very robust connection at the ridge may be the best explanation for lack of splaying, but, the mystery lives on. Tom, would a ...
  Topic: Evolution of the Maginel Wright Barney Cottage
dancedark

Replies: 88
Views: 43936

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:00 pm   Subject: Evolution of the Maginel Wright Barney Cottage
Has there been glass failure at Neils ?

SDR

Earlier posts in this thread seem to say that. Aluminum added.
  Topic: Evolution of the Maginel Wright Barney Cottage
dancedark

Replies: 88
Views: 43936

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 5:47 pm   Subject: Evolution of the Maginel Wright Barney Cottage
David[/quote]
We learned on our recent excursion to Neils that the aluminum posts are actually a covering over metal posts that offer the true structural support for the roof overhangs. In SDR's pict ...
  Topic: Maginel Wright Barney Cottages
dancedark

Replies: 9
Views: 1282

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:55 pm   Subject: Maginel Wright Barney Cottages
I read in Curtis Besinger's book, "Working With Mr. Wright" a reference to 3 cottages designed for Maginel Wright Barney probably in the summer of 1948. Does anyone have any info on them? E ...
  Topic: Fay Jones, etc. sites
dancedark

Replies: 5
Views: 1083

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:16 pm   Subject: Fay Jones, etc. sites
We are headed soon to Chrystal Bridges soon and would like some suggestions for other notable architecture to check out in that area. Fay Jones, Bruce Goff, etc?
  Topic: Prairie-style area rugs for sale at Lowe's
dancedark

Replies: 17
Views: 9734

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 3:27 pm   Subject: Prairie-style area rugs for sale at Lowe's
I couldn't find the rugs on Lowes site. I have been looking for an appropriate rug for our room addition (organic modern style) with no luck in finding anything I like. help, please.
  Topic: Usonian style house in Oswego Il
dancedark

Replies: 13
Views: 4711

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2015 3:40 pm   Subject: Usonian style house in Oswego Il
Milewk, could you repost your photo? The link does not seem to work.
 
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