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by Rose Queen
Tue Apr 14, 2015 3:36 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Mid-Century Modern Living on Millionaire's Row (Pasadena)
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Views: 3731

Mid-Century Modern Living on Millionaire's Row (Pasadena)

South Orange Grove - Mid-Century Living on Millionaire's Row Saturday, May 16, 2015 Lecture - 10:00 a.m. Tour - 11:00 - 3:00 p.m. In honor of National Preservation Month, Pasadena Heritage presents a lecture and walking tour of the early garden apartment complexes on South Orange Grove Boulevard. On...
by Rose Queen
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:32 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena 1940 Forward
Replies: 1
Views: 2877

Pasadena 1940 Forward

Pasadena Heritage presents Pasadena 1940 Forward , with presentations by noted speakers, an architectural tour, and oral histories of the recent past as part of Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. Pasadena Heritage will offer unique programs this spring as part of Pacific Sta...
by Rose Queen
Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Modern Residental Architecture Tour in Pasadena
Replies: 0
Views: 1190

Modern Residental Architecture Tour in Pasadena

Pasadena Heritage's annual spring home tour will feature Mid-Century Modern homes this year. The March 25 tour will feature homes by Buff, Straub and Hensman, Harwell Hamilton Harris, Gregory Ain, Harold Zook, and John Galbraith. There's also an evening program March 20 at Buff and Hensman's exquisi...
by Rose Queen
Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Edward Durell Stone and Smith & Williams tour
Replies: 0
Views: 1194

Edward Durell Stone and Smith & Williams tour

In recognition of Preservation Month, Pasadena Heritage is offering a lecture by Alan Hess and a bus tour of modern non-residential buildings designed by architects Edward Durell Stone and Smith & Williams on May 21st. Tickets go on sale tomorrow and you can find more information here: http://ww...
by Rose Queen
Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Richard Neutra Cyclorama - Current Article in the NY Times
Replies: 6
Views: 2432

I got an email from the Recent Past Preservation Network (http://www.recentpast.org/) today requesting help. A lawsuit filed by RPPN in 2006 resulted in a ruling from the U.S. District Court that requires the National Park Service to undertake a site-specific environmental analysis on the demolition...
by Rose Queen
Fri Feb 05, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena, Buff & Hensman Tour> Mar. 28
Replies: 2
Views: 951

Pasadena, Buff & Hensman Tour> Mar. 28

Please join Pasadena Heritage in celebrating the architecture of Conrad Buff and Donald Hensman, on Sunday, March 28th, during our annual Spring Home Tour. This year’s tour, Buff & Hensman- The Art of Modernism, highlights five amazing examples of their signature architectural style and innovati...
by Rose Queen
Sat May 23, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena, Gregory Ain tour & More! May 31
Replies: 4
Views: 779

Wow, spins, thanks for posting those -- what a great resource, not to mention a nice teaser for coming up to Altadena to see the Park Planned home project!
by Rose Queen
Sat May 23, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena, Gregory Ain tour & More! May 31
Replies: 4
Views: 779

We have heard that two houses in the Park Planned Homes neighborhood are for sale and will be put on open house the day of the tour. If you take the tour, you'll be able to see four of the 28 Ain houses on Highview Street in Altadena, not just two, although Pasadena Heritage will only have docents a...
by Rose Queen
Sat Mar 08, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: louvers
Replies: 3
Views: 646

by Rose Queen
Thu Mar 06, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: louvers
Replies: 3
Views: 646

louvers

OK, not everyone loves them, but I do and my 1958 post-and-beam is full of them. However, they are beginning to fail and I need to replace at least one immediately and others in due course. Does anyone know of a store or capable craftsman to recommend who can replace these windows? Thanks so much in...
by Rose Queen
Thu Mar 06, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Modernism tour in Pasadena - March 30
Replies: 0
Views: 352

Modernism tour in Pasadena - March 30

Pasadena Heritage's 2008 docent-guided Spring Home Tour is titled "Postwar Pasadena," a self-driving tour of the King Residence and Rapor, two Buff & Hensman homes with arresting sites; the 1965 Matthews Residence, designed by Pulliam, Zimmerman and Matthews; Thornton Ladd's elegant 19...
by Rose Queen
Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Postwar Architecture tour and lecture in Pasadena
Replies: 1
Views: 360

Postwar Architecture tour and lecture in Pasadena

On Sunday, March 30, 2008, Pasadena Heritage presents Postwar Pasadena , an all-day drive yourself tour featuring six privately-owned homes that are outstanding examples of Pasadena's Modern architecture. In conjunction with the tour, on Wednesday, March 26, Professor Kenneth A. Breisch will present...
by Rose Queen
Tue Feb 27, 2007 10:04 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Eames Lounge Chair
Replies: 1
Views: 1503

Eames Lounge Chair

A neighbor of mine has a genuine Eames Lounge Chair. They have had the chair seat cushion repaired once and how the ottoman cushion is tearing open along the zipper. They want to find someone in the L.A. area (San Gabriel Valley preferred) who will repair the cushion without the zipper, which seems ...
by Rose Queen
Thu Mar 09, 2006 4:23 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Pasadena, CA - Ok, not exactly Modernism... March 26
Replies: 0
Views: 651

Pasadena, CA - Ok, not exactly Modernism... March 26

2006 Spring Home Tour – Pasadena Victorian Sunday, March 26 9 am to 4 pm Docent guided tours of six privately owned Victorian-era homes in Pasadena. Advance ticket prices: $35 general public $40 Day of Event For tickets and information contact Pasadena Heritage at (626) 441-6333 or online at http:...
by Rose Queen
Mon Nov 08, 2004 10:06 pm
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Buff & Hensman book announced
Replies: 5
Views: 1520

Don Hensman

In case anyone is interested, Pasadena Heritage has published an oral history of Don Hensman, which is available from them at cost (626-441-6333).
by Rose Queen
Fri Sep 17, 2004 10:44 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Wayne Williams of Smith and Williams, architects
Replies: 0
Views: 774

Wayne Williams of Smith and Williams, architects

Greetings, Modernists! I will shortly be doing an oral history for Pasadena Heritage on Wayne Williams, the surviving partner of the architectural firm of Smith and Williams. Much of the primary source information I have been able to find is more about the firm than the partners themselves, so I wou...

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