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by acon
Sat Jul 03, 2004 11:27 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: some midcentury from the midwest
Replies: 6
Views: 1971

flw/over rated

I do like how Wrights stuff looks but so much of it was not very functional.Here is a take on it from an interesting web site http://www.2blowhards.com/archives/000993.html I do know that the Turkel house for exampe had to have different heating system installed because Wrights never worked properly...
by acon
Mon Jun 28, 2004 8:57 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Hello (in the RIGHT place this time!)
Replies: 7
Views: 1592

Parisian music

Just to add a bit to the music Blossom Dearie the wonderful NY cabaret singer pianist spent time in Paris and actually had some hit records I am sure they are available on CD and would work smashingly.
by acon
Sat Jun 26, 2004 2:21 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: some more from mich
Replies: 0
Views: 795

some more from mich

Thanks for indulging my posts everyone.I read on another thread on this site of a motel being torn down in CA that is disturbing; when it's gone it's gone and there is no chance of saving it. Here is a motel in St. Joseph/Benton harbor Mich for the longest time I believed it was designed by FLW but ...
by acon
Fri Jun 25, 2004 8:38 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: some midcentury from the midwest
Replies: 6
Views: 1971

some midcentury from the midwest

Here is the Turkel house from Detroit architecy FLW_ the house I believe is empty now and by Calif standard probably a steal price wise.I must admit I am impressed with the amount of cool midcentury stuff in Calif I supposes it is because so much of Calif boomed in the 40's and 50's where as here th...
by acon
Thu Jun 24, 2004 10:27 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Top Ten Modern Buildings in U.S.
Replies: 31
Views: 36445

top ten

Wow. That list of Calif bldgs is impressive. As some of you may have read I am from Michigan so I will give a Michigan example although I am not suggesting it as a top ten. In Detroit a bldg originally called the Michigan consolidated gas bldg or Mich-con designed by Yamasaki. It is now owned by the...
by acon
Thu Jun 24, 2004 10:11 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 440757

hello I am new

here my name is Andrew and I live in the Detroit area. I did post something that the moderator was kind enough to edit or at least give title to; thank you. I am a musician and if anyone is interested in getting a free LP that is LP as in vinyl I will send you one just leave me a private message I c...
by acon
Wed Jun 23, 2004 10:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Just a few things ..... Michigan Modern
Replies: 0
Views: 849

Just a few things ..... Michigan Modern

From here in the Detroit Mi area. I have had the chance to travel by auto over much of southern Michigan the last week and for those interested here is what I have seen, In Westland (suburban Detroit) the Quo Vadis theater designed by Yamasaki (world trade ctr) stands empty probably headed for demol...
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