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by wwwench
Fri Feb 09, 2007 7:58 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: pics of twin cities mcm
Replies: 13
Views: 3519

Have you found any houses by Case Study House Architect, Ralph Rapson? He is still alive and working in Minneapolis last I checked. There is a house on Robinson Road in Lexington, MA (where I'm ISO a great MCM) attributed to Ralph Rapson that just went on the market. Went to the Rapson Website and ...
by wwwench
Thu Feb 08, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Einstein Tower, Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 3145

I just came back from Israel and saw several Mendelsohn buildings, including the great Weitzmann Residence in Rehovat. Does anyone know if any of Mendelsohn's US buidlings still exist?
by wwwench
Mon Feb 05, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Market Rate for using personal residence for filming/photo?
Replies: 8
Views: 2793

Be very careful if you allow them into any rooms unsupervised. I had a pretty bad experience with a PBS crew I allowed to shoot in my house. They used something that looked like gaffer's tape (but was worse than gaffer's tape!) on my floors, which left a horrible sticky gooey residue. Worst of all, ...
by wwwench
Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Favorite Lesser Known Mid Century Architect
Replies: 63
Views: 62346

by wwwench
Sat Feb 03, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: NOY-tra or NEW-tra
Replies: 36
Views: 5846

Re: NOY-tra or NEW-tra

by wwwench
Thu Feb 01, 2007 5:51 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Thrifters, Pillagers, Estate Salers..post your top 5 finds!
Replies: 26
Views: 8678

1) 1964 Vistosi glass hooks chandelier, $1200, Ebay (4 years ago, before DWR reproduced it). 2) 56 pieces of Raymond Loewy for Continental china, "Rhythm" pattern, $40 at the Alpha Thrift Shop in Goleta, CA (2 weeks ago) 3) 4 5-piece place settings of Blair Plaid china, $20, estate sale, S...
by wwwench
Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Las Vegas Modernism Tour - January 27, 2007
Replies: 10
Views: 3681

I really loved the Mid-Century Modern Tour. It was great. BTW could someone put me in touch with the guy who was the docent at the Caddy Shack (Palmer & Krisel house on Seneca Court). He was an expert on Neutra and mentioned leading tours of Neutra houses in LA. I would love to go to one!
by wwwench
Sat Dec 02, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Miramar Hotel in Montecito for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 892

This is great. You've made my day. Now maybe the Coral Casino will reopen.

Jayne
(writing from sunny Santa Barbara)
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