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by Steve Tepperman
Thu May 19, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: The sSory of Monopoly 5/19/11 UltraLuxe Gardenwalk Anaheim
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The sSory of Monopoly 5/19/11 UltraLuxe Gardenwalk Anaheim

The award-winning documentary "Under the Boardwalk: The MONOPOLY Story" will be playing theatrically for ONE DAY ONLY at the UltraLuxe Gardenwalk in Anaheim, CA on Thursday, May 19th! All attendees will receive a collectible MONOPOLY token made just for the film! The director and producers...
by Steve Tepperman
Mon Jan 04, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: San Pedro 1/24 30 Yrs of Pin-Up Lingerie to Ballroom 27-57
Replies: 1
Views: 621

San Pedro 1/24 30 Yrs of Pin-Up Lingerie to Ballroom 27-57

Art Deco Society of Los Angeles & Grand Vision Foundation Present 30 Years of Pin-Up: From Lingerie to Ballroom, 1927-1957 Sunday, January 24, 2010 at the Warner Grand Theatre 478 W. 6th St., San Pedro 6:00pm Hosted Cocktail Reception 7:00pm Live Fashion Show An elegant 80 silhouette live fashio...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:28 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: NYC Jacques Tati retrospective MOMA incl Playtime 12/18 8PM
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NYC Jacques Tati retrospective MOMA incl Playtime 12/18 8PM

http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/films/1023 The Museum of Modern Art’s retrospective of the French screenwriter, director, and actor Jacques Tati (born Jacques Tatischeff, 1907–1982) features newly struck, gloriously restored 35mm prints of his six feature films—Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, Playtime,...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Philly PA J Shulmans Visual Acoustics start12/18 1 week only
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Views: 505

Philly PA J Shulmans Visual Acoustics start12/18 1 week only

One Week Only! Starts Friday, December 18 at the Ritz at the Bourse 400 Ranstead Street (On Fourth Street between Market and Chestnut) Philadelphia, PA 19106 Phone: (215) 925-7900 Julius Shulman was, as many experts agree, the world's greatest architectural photographer. Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, ...
by Steve Tepperman
Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:36 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: NYC Preserving 20th-Century Modernism Lect Dec 2nd 6:30 MCNY
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NYC Preserving 20th-Century Modernism Lect Dec 2nd 6:30 MCNY

December 02 Preserving 20th-Century Modernism Andrew S. Dolkart, Belmont Freeman, Nina Rappaport, Frank Sanchis and Theo Prudon explore the preservation of 20th-century architecture. Museum of City of NY http://www.mcny.org Wednesday • December 2 • 6:30 PM Preserving 20th-Century Modernism With its ...
by Steve Tepperman
Wed Oct 21, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Parker Center
Replies: 14
Views: 4782

What’s Next for Parker Center? LA Downtown News 101609

What’s Next for Parker Center? Parker Center, which the LAPD is vacating for a new headquarters a block away, has long been considered for demolition. A proposed study could recommend adaptive reuse instead. Officials Say Dilapidated Police Headquarters Could Sit Vacant for Several Years by Ryan Vai...
by Steve Tepperman
Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:58 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: NYT Review of Visual Acoustics (Uncle Julius)
Replies: 6
Views: 875

Visual Acoustics

Hi All, saw the film at the Cinema Village in NYC this afternoon. There were about 25 people in the theatre (Not bad for an afternoon show even though it was a holiday). Julius was great, very candid as usual. Some great recreations of case Study #22. Tons of photos. However that led to my one disap...
by Steve Tepperman
Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Bell Labs Holmdel NJ Designed by E. Saarinen
Replies: 0
Views: 1418

Bell Labs Holmdel NJ Designed by E. Saarinen

October 11, 2009 In the Region | New Jersey Making a Connection at Bell Labs By ANTOINETTE MARTIN HOLMDEL http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/11/realestate/11njzo.html?ref=realestate LAST month, the historic Bell Labs building, once guarded night and day — and a place that has sat completely empty for th...
by Steve Tepperman
Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Wildwood NJ Family-Run Amusement Parks Surviving a Downturn
Replies: 0
Views: 1074

Wildwood NJ Family-Run Amusement Parks Surviving a Downturn

September 24, 2009 Family-Run Amusement Parks Surviving a Downturn By ROBERT STRAUSS http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/24/business/smallbusiness/24sbiz.html?_r=1&hp WILDWOOD, N.J. — Given that consumers have been so reluctant to spend lately, the family-run amusement park would seem especially vuln...
by Steve Tepperman
Thu Sep 10, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Million $ Th 40th Anv Scrng Wild Bunch E Borgne 11/12 7PM
Replies: 1
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Million $ Th 40th Anv Scrng Wild Bunch E Borgne 11/12 7PM

A JULES VERNE LEGENDAIRE AWARD CHARITY EVENT Benefiting the JVA Nature & Education Program in Los Angeles THE WILD BUNCH THE 40th ANNIVERSARY’S ULTIMATE CELEBRATION Special Guest Stars ERNEST BORGNINE a.k.a. Dutch Engstrom BO HOPKINS a.k.a. Crazy Lee L.Q. JONES a.k.a. T.C. DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, ...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:13 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena CA Silent Film Comedy Organ Dean Mora 09/19 1:30PM
Replies: 0
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Pasadena CA Silent Film Comedy Organ Dean Mora 09/19 1:30PM

The Early To Bed Tent Chapter of South Pasadena& The Los Angeles Theatre Organ SocietyProudly Present1920'S SILENT FILM COMEDY CLASSICS starring LAUREL & HARDY, CHARLIE CHASE, EDGAR KENNEDY AND OTHER STARS OF THE SILENT SCREEN ERAfeaturingJOE RINAUDOOn a Vintage Hand Cranked Silent Film Proj...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Lng Bch CA 75th Anniv of Queen Mary Dinner Celebration 9/26
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Views: 150

Lng Bch CA 75th Anniv of Queen Mary Dinner Celebration 9/26

This event is hosted by the Steamship Historical Society of America. The Historic Theatres Group of LAC held a quarterly meeting in the Coronia Room/3rd Class Cinema in 2007 which is the SSHA's So Cal Chapter office. STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL S O C I E T Y O F A ME R I C A , I N C . S O C A L C H A P T E...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Baltimore MD. Modernism at Evergreen: Erno Fabry Exhib
Replies: 0
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Baltimore MD. Modernism at Evergreen: Erno Fabry Exhib

I viewed this weekend - worth visiting if in the area. There will also be a 1 day symposium entitled Transplanting Modernism - Erno Fabry, European Design and the American Sense of Home. Scheduled for Sat Sept. 26, 2009 9AM - 4PM cost $45 non members, $25 students. http://www.museums.jhu.edu/evergre...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: LAC issue New Chapter re Skid Row Firehouse on 5th St.
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LAC issue New Chapter re Skid Row Firehouse on 5th St.

New Chapter Looms for Skid Row Firehouse The city is looking to sell the historic Fire Station No. 23, and it’s got at least three potential suitors with different visions for the site. Photo by Gary Leonard. City Considering Sale of Historic Structure by Ryan Vaillancourt Published: Friday, Septemb...
by Steve Tepperman
Sun Aug 30, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Santa Monica Marion Davies Estate/415 PCH
Replies: 8
Views: 4217

NY Times 8/30/08 Marion Davies Santa Monica Estate

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/30/fashion/30pool.html?hpw August 30, 2009 A Dip Into Hollywood By LAURA M. HOLSON SANTA MONICA, Calif. MARION DAVIES was the ultimate L.A. party girl, a Paris Hilton of the 1930s best known as the paramour of William Randolph Hearst, one of country’s most powerful mog...
by Steve Tepperman
Sun Aug 30, 2009 4:37 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Rally to Save La Ronda on Monday 8/31/09 4PM - Bryn Mawr PA
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Rally to Save La Ronda on Monday 8/31/09 4PM - Bryn Mawr PA

There will be a Save La Ronda rally at 4pm, Monday, August 31, at La Ronda (1030 Mt. Pleasant Road, Bryn Mawr, PA (see directions below). The rally is being organized by Save La Ronda Now and the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. http://www.site.savelarondanow.com/ The purpose of the r...
by Steve Tepperman
Sat Aug 29, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Ennis-Brown House in Trouble
Replies: 69
Views: 23947

Still No Bids for Ennis House per National Trust

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House Still Up For Sale August 20, 2009 By Alanna Malone A seller’s market, this is not. The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Ennis House is still for sale nearly two months after it was listed for $15 million by the nonprofit organization that owns it. Despite ample publicity,...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:12 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: 60 Yr Olvera Street Tenant to Be Evicted
Replies: 1
Views: 1354

60 Yr Olvera Street Tenant to Be Evicted

Olvera Street Tenant to Be Evicted After 60 Years, Casa de Sousa Ousted for Owing $13,000 by Richard Guzmán City Editor Published: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 12:24 PM PDT DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - After more than 60 years in business, Casa De Sousa, a coffee shop and gift store on Olvera Street, may beco...
by Steve Tepperman
Sun Aug 23, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New Jersey Diners fading from menu of cultural icons
Replies: 4
Views: 2064

New Jersey Diners fading from menu of cultural icons

Diners fading from menu of cultural icons Sunday, August 09, 2009 Philip Read STAR-LEDGER STAFF New Jersey's diners -- some sleek and retro, some just plain -- might be showing up on the endangered species list. Ray Smith's Stafford Smith Realty in Shrewsbury, for one, is now hawking five diners in ...
by Steve Tepperman
Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Clifton's Cafeteria
Replies: 6
Views: 2811

Clifton’s Cafeteria Staying Put LA Downtown News

Clifton’s Cafeteria Staying Put Though Building is for Sale, Owner Says Restaurant Will Remain Open by Richard Guzman, City Editor Published: Wednesday, August 5, 2009 4:55 PM PDT DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Just three years ago, the family that owns Clifton’s Cafeteria announced a deal to buy the buildi...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Charles Gwathmey, Modernist Architect, Is Dead at 71
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Charles Gwathmey, Modernist Architect, Is Dead at 71

From NY Times August 5, 2009 Charles Gwathmey, Modernist Architect, Is Dead at 71 By FRED A. BERNSTEIN Charles Gwathmey, an architect who turned his love of Modernism and passion for geometrical complexity into a series of compelling houses and sometimes controversial public buildings, died on Monda...
by Steve Tepperman
Thu Jul 16, 2009 8:13 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Hamilton, Ontario...
Replies: 13
Views: 3067

Tim Hortons Arrives in NY this week!!!

Roger, see this news item from the NY Times & sorry for not realizing you had lived in Toronto. I try & head that way once a year so maybe we can connect. Tim Hortons Arrives in Bits and Pieces By RON LIEBER IN the United States, politicians woo soccer moms. In Canada, they go after “Tim Hor...
by Steve Tepperman
Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:41 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Hamilton, Ontario...
Replies: 13
Views: 3067

CFL Museum

The Canadian Football league Museum is located in Hamilton, and rumors are out there that the Phoenix Coyotes may move to Hamilton, halfway between Toronto & Buffalo. I found Hamilton to be a pretty average run down city, but they have many Tim Hortons Donut Shopw!!!
by Steve Tepperman
Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: 1939 Senator theater in Baltimore
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

Theatre Historical Society visits the Senator

THS visited the Theatre last week and awarded the Owner Tom Kiefaberits Theatre History Award. Here is an article from the Baltimore Sun Senator owner lauded by theater group By Chris Kaltenbach | chris.kaltenbach@baltsun.com 4:25 PM EDT, July 10, 2009 Members of the Theatre Historical Society of Am...
by Steve Tepperman
Fri Jul 10, 2009 11:25 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hollywood Park Racetrack (1938, 1952) doomed?
Replies: 24
Views: 6576

Hollywood Park Conversion Approved LA Business Journal

Hollywood Park Conversion Approved By DAVID HALDANE - 7/9/2009 Los Angeles Business Journal Staff The Inglewood City Council has approved Hollywood Park Tomorrow, a controversial $2.1 billion mixed-use development at the site of the iconic horse racing track. The 238-acre development, which has been...
by Steve Tepperman
Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: John Houghtaling, inventor of the Magic Fingers bed, dies at
Replies: 5
Views: 1942

I am currently living in NJ and do have a dad, bro and his family in the Garden State/ I left LA early 2008
by Steve Tepperman
Sun Jun 21, 2009 7:57 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: John Houghtaling, inventor of the Magic Fingers bed, dies at
Replies: 5
Views: 1942

John Houghtaling, inventor of the Magic Fingers bed, dies at

John Houghtaling, inventor of the Magic Fingers bed, dies at 92 Bruce Watson Jun 19th 2009 at 5:00PM On Wednesday, John Joseph Houghtaling, the inventor of the Magic Fingers bed, died in Fort Pierce, Florida. He was 92. In their time, Houghtaling's Magic Fingers beds were a goldmine. While the vibra...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue May 12, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Landmark giant Pabst Blue Ribbon bottle lands in Newark NJ
Replies: 1
Views: 625

Landmark giant Pabst Blue Ribbon bottle lands in Newark NJ

Landmark giant Pabst Blue Ribbon bottle lands in Newark by Ralph Ortega/The Star-Ledger Wednesday May 06, 2009, 7:36 AM The Pabst Blue Ribbon bottle that served as an icon of beer brewing and as a road marker for motorists along the Garden State Parkway has resurfaced along another major roadway -- ...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Century Plaza Hotel (1966) by Minoru Yamasaki
Replies: 24
Views: 5019

LA Bz Journal Update: Preservationists Advance on Century Pl

Update: Preservationists Advance on Century Plaza Hotel By DEBORAH CROWE - 4/28/2009 Los Angeles Business Journal Staff The National Trust for Historic Preservation has added the Century Plaza Hotel to its list of endangered historic places, setting up a legal battle between preservationists and the...

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