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  Topic: Fir Tree House, Pecos, New Mexico
stoddard

Replies: 21
Views: 9872

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 12:04 pm   Subject: Fir Tree House, Pecos, New Mexico
Pearce as well. Imparts a somewhat rustic feel in this Laurent variant.
  Topic: Sweeton Workspace
stoddard

Replies: 197
Views: 105660

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:05 pm   Subject: Sweeton Workspace
Palmer has stainless steel countertops in the butler's pantry and the kitchen. Red plastic laminate is used in the children's bathroom.
  Topic: Greetings From The Palmer House
stoddard

Replies: 4
Views: 2245

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:58 am   Subject: Greetings From The Palmer House
Agreed. The finest of the 5 Wright overnights I've experienced. Certainly in the top tier of Wright's creations.
  Topic: Anne Baxter
stoddard

Replies: 1
Views: 1556

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu May 01, 2014 8:36 am   Subject: Anne Baxter
Actress Anne Baxter in youthful, glamour mode is the pinup girl in WORLD WAR II magazine's May/June issue. Included a pithy comment on Hollywood by "Grandpa Frank."
  Topic: Mag Article: "Endangered Species: 20th Century Modern H
stoddard

Replies: 18
Views: 6580

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 4:13 pm   Subject: Mag Article: "Endangered Species: 20th Century Modern H
Labyrinth was destroyed by Phil Donahue, another long ago daytime TV talker, not Merv Griffin.
  Topic: Joseph Euchtman House Sold
stoddard

Replies: 19
Views: 22718

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:40 am   Subject: Clerestory mystery
While on the subject of Euchtman perhaps someone can provide an answer to something that has puzzled me for some time. In the Storrer photo above, note the last clerestory window on the left, the one ...
  Topic: Wright Sites in the Movies
stoddard

Replies: 29
Views: 11819

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 12:50 pm   Subject: Wright Sites in the Movies
The Ennis House was used for several exterior scenes in the 1933 movie "Female" starring Ruth Chatterton and George Brent. Curiously, the interiors of the title character's mansion, obviousl ...
  Topic: Nakashima and Wright
stoddard

Replies: 35
Views: 15721

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:19 pm   Subject: Nakashima and Wright
"If he found the workmanship poor he was probably talking about the textile block houses. LA had more of a reputation for modern architecture in those days."----Reidy

Lacking further docu ...
  Topic: Nakashima and Wright
stoddard

Replies: 35
Views: 15721

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:02 pm   Subject: Nakashima and Wright
SDR's points on the expression of structure in traditional Japanese architecture vs. Wright's suppression of same is a valid one. I would think Nakashima's first glimpse of the exterior of Hanna with ...
  Topic: Nakashima and Wright
stoddard

Replies: 35
Views: 15721

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:41 am   Subject: Nakashima and Wright
Quoting from "The Soul of a Tree" regarding Nakashima's 1941 trip to California:

"After having spent seven years in Asia, with it's tradition of fine craftsmanship, I felt I should ...
  Topic: Nakashima and Wright
stoddard

Replies: 35
Views: 15721

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:23 pm   Subject: Nakashima and Wright
The Hagans' Kentuck Knob had a number of Nakashima pieces. An 8', or so, long credenza with the top ends cut at an angle to match the design grid. A coffee table, dining table and dining chairs. Perha ...
  Topic: Nakashima and Wright
stoddard

Replies: 35
Views: 15721

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:33 am   Subject: Nakashima and Wright
I believe he felt that as a woodworker he would be personally in control of the quality of his "art." Whereas the realization of an architect's work, execution wise, is dependent on the comp ...
  Topic: Pre-war Mies
stoddard

Replies: 31
Views: 11161

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:08 pm   Subject: Pre-war Mies
Informative clips apparently taken before the appearance of the emerald green Barcelona chairs.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RsdDSth9nQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-6TMZ1w0vg
  Topic: Pre-war Mies
stoddard

Replies: 31
Views: 11161

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:53 pm   Subject: Pre-war Mies
The flooring of the main level, as noted in a 1969 address by Grete Tugendhat, is white linoleum. She further mentions the constant attention required to keep it clean.

A very good, pre-restoration ...
  Topic: Pre-war Mies
stoddard

Replies: 31
Views: 11161

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:19 pm   Subject: Pre-war Mies
It would seem Mies is not, or was not, always Mr. Black & White.
http://www.tugendhat.eu/cz/fotogalerie/fotogalerie-2012.html
 
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