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Article: John Lautner's Hope House - Palm Springs, CA

 
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DavidC



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:05 pm    Post subject: Article: John Lautner's Hope House - Palm Springs, CA Reply with quote

John Lautner punctured Hope Residence's giant roof with a crater-like hole


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

9 things you should know about the Bob Hope house in Palm Springs — and its restoration

Bob Hope house in Palm Springs, long an architectural footnote, approaches masterpiece status


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Roderick Grant



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Giving up Ennis for Hope? I cannot imagine it. The Hope house is a blot on Lautner's legacy.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The long Times piece is revelatory. We meet Helena Arahuete at last, and view her substantial contributions to a rebirth of the house. The stone floors, for instance,
are hers. A copper roof, added not too long before the new ownership, has browned nicely. Two 360º views near the bottom of the page are helpful as well...

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ron Burkle paid $743/sf for Hope, and is asking ~$2,875/sf for Ennis.
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