FLW Sites in Bay Area?

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Deke
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FLW Sites in Bay Area?

Post by Deke »

Hi,

I'm driving from LA to SF next week and curious if anyone has any advice on FLW sites to see. Hanna House is high on my list. Wasn't the Bell house built in the Bay Area? Is that open or can anyone pull strings?



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Post by SDR »

Bell was built as the Joe Feldman residence, in the Berkeley hills. Very little can be seen (because of foliage, etc) even though it is on the street. The biggies are of course the Marin County Civic Center, the VC Morris shop on Maiden Lane (off Union Square) in the city, and the Hannah house, even if no one is there to give a tour (I don't know what the current status of tours is). A friend and I walked all the way around the house one afternoon a few years ago, when the house was closed because of damage (none that could be seen) from the '89 earthquake.



Maiden Lane and the Marin building (s) can be visited easily. The Berger Usonian is partly visible from the street and driveway, high up a winding road in San Anselmo, Marin County. Not sure of current status.



I'll reprint directions and texts from the guides if you like. Have a good trip !



SDR

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