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I will be back there on Tuesday so drop a few hints on which one should have it.
http://www.nps.gov/history/history/onli ... k/vc5a.htm
I stumbled across this during a search for information on Neutra's now threatened Gettysburg visitor's center near my former home in PA. There is a link to it in the left margin as well as Anshen and Allen's Dino Park visitor's center.
This paragraph would be of interest to those looking for still other Wrightian architects:
At the height of excitement over the Headquarters in the fall of 1966, architect Victor Hornbein met with the superintendent to discuss preliminary drawings for the new West Side Administration Building. Although superintendent's reports indicate that Hornbein's plans were approved and even admired, the extant facility (later named the Kawuneeche Visitor Center) appears to have been designed by the Park Service's San Francisco Planning and Service Center. It is unclear whether or not collaboration took place, but Hornbein's name never appears on the final drawings. In any case, the Park Service was intrigued by Hornbein's preliminary designs, and, perhaps, by the Wrightian aspect of his work. A Denver native, Hornbein was an advocate of Wright's principles and had written about his architecture. His work in the Denver area includes two buildings that exemplify a Wrightian range of designâ€”the Frederick R. Ross Branch Library (1951) and the Boettcher Conservatory at Denver Botanic Gardens (1964 ). The library emphasizes horizontal lines in a colorful mixture of brick and glass, while the conservatory is a bubble of seemingly woven concrete that manages to appear appropriate in its garden setting. Having made a reputation for himself with local buildings, and a recent splash at the botanic garden, Hornbein was an exciting choice as architect of the park's final Mission 66 structure.
Casey's own house on the grounds of TW has been shown on prior threads, but I was unsuccessful finding a link. It looked somewhat like a 2-story version of the Kaufman Boulder House. The huge curved roof was interesting in that he used engineered wood I-beams in a way not typically seen; and very $$$$.TnGuy wrote:Thanks, DRN. I very much enjoyed reading the information.
ALL - where can we see other examples of Mr. Casey's work?David
I didn't care for the desert masonry balconies; even if/when they were used by Frank.