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by Tom Andersen
Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Philip Johnson's Alice Ball House, New Canaan, Ct.
Replies: 13
Views: 6272

Alice Ball House

We had a long talk yesterday with the owner of the Alice Ball House. I wrote about it on our blog: http://modernhousenotes.blogspot.com/

Feel free to let us know what you think.
by Tom Andersen
Sun Feb 03, 2008 4:37 am
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Philip Johnson's Alice Ball House, New Canaan, Ct.
Replies: 13
Views: 6272

Alice Ball House

Over the last year I've occasionally exchanged emails with the owner of the Alice Ball House, Cristina Ross. I asked her last week if she'd be willing to talk to me about her plans for the house and to give me her perspective on the controversy over it (I'm not completely unsympathetic to her plight...
by Tom Andersen
Sun Feb 03, 2008 4:33 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Jens Quistgaard, 1919-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Jens Quistgaard, Dansk, Mrs. Nierenberg

Some friends were over for dinner the other night and remarked on how cool the Dansk pot looked -- an everyday cooking vessel that we take for granted but which merited a new look because of the fresh perspective. We knew it was Dansk, of course (we have three of them, yellow, blue and brown), but u...
by Tom Andersen
Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Edward Durell Stone house in LA?
Replies: 12
Views: 992

Edward Durell Stone house

Wow, that photo turned out to be big!
by Tom Andersen
Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:48 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Edward Durell Stone house in LA?
Replies: 12
Views: 992

Edward Durell Stone house

Stone used similar lattice-work on the Celanese House in New Canaan. http://appsils3.promatchils.com/ILSPhotos/NCCT/Photos/JPG/29908-01.jpg And on a similar house he built in North Salem, NY, which I wrote about here: http://thissphere.blogspot.com/2007/11/edward-durell-stones-celanese-house-is.html
by Tom Andersen
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Philip Johnson's Alice Ball House, New Canaan, Ct.
Replies: 13
Views: 6272

Philip Johnson's Alice Ball House, New Canaan, Ct.

Name: Alice Ball House Architect: Philip Johnson Year: 1953 Oenoke Ridge Road New Canaan, Ct. U.S. This house is owned by an architect named Cristina Ross who has applied to the town for a demolition permit. The 90-day waiting period mandated by town law expires on or about Feb. 1, 2008. New Canaan ...

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