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For sale: Home by apprentice Herb DeLevie

 
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DavidC



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:11 am    Post subject: For sale: Home by apprentice Herb DeLevie Reply with quote

Quirky midcentury home by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice asks $550K


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SDR



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That page brings us another early-postwar Wrightian, in a rare West Coast manifestation: Cliff Hickman of Santa Barbara.

https://www.curbed.com/2019/7/16/20695608/george-michael-santa-barbara-house-california

This residence is seen in numerous images on Hickman's home page, still up after many a year.

http://hickmandesigns.com

In retrospect, a look at Hickman's work suggests that he ventured beyond Wrightian forms in a way analogous to that of another West Coast acolyte, John Lautner ...

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DavidC



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This Quirky Abode Built By a Frank Lloyd Wright Apprentice Wants $575K


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yay ! More and larger photos. Checkout the lower-level spaces ...!

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Roderick Grant



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't like the combination of brick and stone. The orderliness of brick and the randomness of stone work against each other.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Right. That's one of a number of silent lessons provided by Frank Lloyd Wright's work. Of course we are not speaking of the dressed stone trim associated with much brickwork ...

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Roderick Grant



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Correct. It's the rubble type, as seen in this example. As trim that could be concrete as likely as dressed stone, it is not a problem.
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