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- Joined: Sat Sep 17, 2005 4:53 pm
- Location: Mason City, IA
Owner of the G. Curtis Yelland House (1910), by Wm. Drummond
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- Joined: Sat Jul 29, 2006 9:02 pm
- Location: chicago
not at all attractive - all of the bars, "sculpture gardens" and the rest look like they will have a shelf life of 3 years. Hardly the kind of classic look we have seen through the years. Bordering on exploitation of the name. No thanks.
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- Joined: Thu Jan 06, 2005 5:44 pm
- Location: Austin,Texas
Whadarya talking about? Zombie Sprites have taken over the garden, waterslide homage to the Guggenheim, not just organic abstractions but realistic concrete cacti encased in the walls... maybe they can find a home for Wright's saguaro mural and replace it with something more appropriate to the decor!
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- Joined: Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:02 am
- Location: Cherry Hill, NJ
The parquet floor grid in the lobby is fighting the grid of the structure...why the 45 degree rotation? The Paris Metro bar thing stuck under an out of the catalog glass canopy in the back lawn is out of place...though I suppose it goes with the 36’ tall twisted pomme frite that holds up the Christmas lights.
Hopefully, good taste will return in 15 or 20 years when it is done again.
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- Joined: Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:27 am
- Location: Chicago, Il.---Oskaloosa, Ia.
The water slide!
Are those sprites, or soldiers?