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by clydethecat
Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:22 pm
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Topic: Video: Sutton House (1905) - McCook, NE
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This house seems like a cross between Walser and Brown?
by clydethecat
Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:24 pm
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Topic: Fine John Howe house for sale
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Views: 10893

Paul Ringstrom wrote:Jack Howe designed house in Rochester, MN for sale:
http://www.realtor.com/realestateandhom ... 47#photo85
My cats would love that hearth.
by clydethecat
Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:31 pm
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Topic: For sale: John Rayward 'Tirranna' House - New Canaan, CT
Replies: 34
Views: 15439

goffmachine wrote:SDR, wow that sateen is.....indescribable
https://imgs.6sqft.com/wp-content/uploa ... ight-6.jpg
If a rug can tie a room together, that corner's got enough rugs to tie it in knots. That's quite a pile.
by clydethecat
Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:12 pm
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Topic: For sale: John Rayward 'Tirranna' House - New Canaan, CT
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The purple chairs have to go.
by clydethecat
Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:16 am
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Topic: Thread for list of unbuilt FLLW?
Replies: 10
Views: 3301

There are several unbuilt designs in the Wasmuth portfolio, including three modest foursquare types on one page.
by clydethecat
Wed Nov 30, 2016 2:02 pm
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Topic: For sale: Loch Crane's house in La Jolla, CA
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JimM wrote:.... so no one else thinks there's a rendered quality to the landscape and views? David's work appears more life like!

Ok, I've been putting off getting new glasses.
I think they just went a little nuts with the High Dynamic Range photo processing. See that a lot in real estate photography now.
by clydethecat
Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:18 pm
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Topic: Madison trip
Replies: 65
Views: 25195

SDR wrote:


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Jeez, is that red Volvo part of the house by now?
by clydethecat
Wed Nov 23, 2016 5:01 pm
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Topic: Madison trip
Replies: 65
Views: 25195

Don't forget the Harold C. Bradley house by Louis Sullivan.
by clydethecat
Mon Oct 10, 2016 11:50 am
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Topic: Beautiful and appropriate FLW DESERT design concepts
Replies: 31
Views: 8111

Wright didn't invent brick, stucco, or board-and-batten either...
by clydethecat
Fri Sep 30, 2016 4:03 pm
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Topic: Photos we'd like to see
Replies: 87
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That's a loaded question, Clyde. To define FLW's state of mind throughout that era, one must take into account that he was born poor, into a disquieted household, before the light bulb, in a small farming community, into a Victorian society, in the middle of the Industrial Revolution. His improved ...
by clydethecat
Thu Sep 29, 2016 1:40 pm
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Topic: Photos we'd like to see
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Sam Freeman called FLW's design for his own living room "an extravagant waste of space." There's nothing unique to Horner and its clones; his usual trick was to provide an intimate area for a small number of persons to lounge by the fireplace, within a larger space to accommodate a crowd. There isn...
by clydethecat
Thu Sep 29, 2016 1:12 pm
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Topic: Photos we'd like to see
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Tom wrote:Interesting to me about Hickox is the way symmetry is ignored in the back of the house.
...and the upper floor.
by clydethecat
Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:40 pm
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Topic: Photos we'd like to see
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SDR wrote:
I think there's no good answer to clydethecat's question . . .
Seems like an awful lot of area devoted to shaking guests' hands before leading them to either the living or dining areas...

To me this plan has roots going all the way back to Hickox (1900).
by clydethecat
Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:51 am
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Topic: Photos we'd like to see
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Horner looks like another variation on the Walser/Barton plan.

In all the houses with this plan I wonder what use could be put to the large area between the entry, living, and dining areas?
by clydethecat
Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:22 pm
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Topic: Photos we'd like to see
Replies: 87
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SDR wrote:... while we wait for our next photo request ...
Coonley Gardener's Cottage, particularly inside?