FSC Usonian House home stretch

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michaelmaguire
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FSC Usonian House home stretch

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Ladies and gentlemen,

We are now inside the final thirty days of major construction and interior finishing. It may be fair to assume that there will be continued "polishing" and detailing for some time to come, but the house will have its "premiere" on October 31st. We are visiting the site as many as three times daily to chronicle all of the activity, so please watch along as often as you can as the project moves rapidly toward completion.

Paul Ringstrom
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Post by Paul Ringstrom »

Michael,
Thanks for your tireless work documenting this project.

I look forward to seeing it next year.
Owner of the G. Curtis Yelland House (1910), by Wm. Drummond

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Glass Inserts

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The website has been updated with our interview with Ken Berman who is installing the glass inserts and an accompanying "explainer" from Ron Bearer, who fabricated them.

See it at: http://www.buildingtheusonianhouse.com/glass.html

Paul Ringstrom
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Owner of the G. Curtis Yelland House (1910), by Wm. Drummond

DRN
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Post by DRN »

A few well placed wayfinding signs on the arterial streets in the town would work just as well, without making the residents have to formally change their addresses. The effort seems misguided...I personally like seeing the same street names that appear on the original site plans and (sometimes) elevations when I visit a historical site.

jmcnally
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Post by jmcnally »

I agree - the street connects to the main artery through town (Florida Avenue) and could easily be marked.

maithly
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Post by maithly »

Recently came across this 1982 house by Larry Simons, architect, Santa Rosa CA (his own house).

Paul Ringstrom
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Owner of the G. Curtis Yelland House (1910), by Wm. Drummond

Paul Ringstrom
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Owner of the G. Curtis Yelland House (1910), by Wm. Drummond

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