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by Paul Ringstrom
Fri Nov 19, 2021 12:09 pm
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Topic: Article: Visitor center proposed for Graycliff
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Re: Trees in a unnatural square grid

If the trees arranged in an unnatural square grid, so popular with modern architects, is a recreation of the orchard, that would make sense. The structure should not be visible from the house, however. True Story: At the Price House in Buffalo Wright directed the landscaper to arrive with a bucket ...
by Paul Ringstrom
Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:21 am
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Topic: Edith Carlson, Wright's original client for the "Below Zero" house
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Edith Carlson, Wright's original client for the "Below Zero" house

Article: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/community/history/7285574-New-book-explores-Superiors-Frank-Lloyd-Wright-connection Amazon: Stories from Architecture: Behind the Lines at Drawing Matter https://www.amazon.com/Stories-Architecture-Behind-Drawing-Matter/dp/0262543028/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=Sto...
by Paul Ringstrom
Thu Nov 18, 2021 11:22 am
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Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
Replies: 1838
Views: 670142

Re: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"

Wright on the River https://artsandcraftshomes.com/house-styles/wright-on-river?utm_campaign=arts%20%26%20crafts%20homes&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=183657122&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8vLfZsqHOTvG4fKGt7nIp-kp-HmEaz9YkA4P8KFUMWNatCcilyJlg1lMSgu4CFfsryqVrK8PX8m6UlHA7w_OYqNTlMYw&utm_content=183657122&utm_source=hs_em...
by Paul Ringstrom
Wed Nov 17, 2021 4:40 pm
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Topic: WHAT IS A PRAIRIE-STYLE HOUSE?
Replies: 2
Views: 926

WHAT IS A PRAIRIE-STYLE HOUSE?

WHAT IS A PRAIRIE-STYLE HOUSE? by Marvin Windows https://www.marvin.com/blog/what-is-a-prairie-style-home?utm_source=sfmc&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EM_blog-newpost-what-is-a-prairie-style-home-2021-11-17&utm_term=https%3a%2f%2fwww.marvin.com%2fblog%2fwhat-is-a-prairie-style-home IMHO: seems to c...
by Paul Ringstrom
Wed Nov 10, 2021 10:53 am
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Topic: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"
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Re: Sure, we can call anything "Frank Lloyd Wright"

This is one that can legitimately called Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired. Nicely done! This was the architect's second commission. architect: William Earl Wear (not on Geiger's list) Article: https://www.theeastsiderla.com/neighborhoods/mount_washington/mid-century-modern-in-mt-washington-is-nominated-a...
by Paul Ringstrom
Tue Nov 02, 2021 6:36 pm
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Topic: St. Michael's Episcopal Church by apprentice, Neil Schweizer
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St. Michael's Episcopal Church by apprentice, Neil Schweizer

FTA: Gainesville's Historic Preservation Board unanimously voted to nominate St. Michael's as a local landmark. But the Episcopal Diocese of Florida delayed a public hearing on the designation, then demolished the property a week before the rescheduled hearing. Current article: https://www.gainesvil...
by Paul Ringstrom
Sun Oct 31, 2021 11:40 am
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Topic: Theodore Baird house
Replies: 23
Views: 10878

Re: Theodore Baird house unusual feature

Professor Baird left his house to a young man (and his wife) who performed a variety of maintenance tasks for Baird over many years. The most unusual features of this house are the mortar joints. The mortar is approximately 1" as opposed to the usual ⅜". Looks weird. Must have been a decision of the...