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by MD²
Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: NOY-tra or NEW-tra
Replies: 36
Views: 5569

So... what would California architecture be without those germanic consonance named people, nicht vorhanden?

: Lowt-nair

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by MD²
Tue Jan 16, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: More info on "your avatar"
Replies: 46
Views: 7221

Who's number one?

From 1967-68, the best series ever & only 17 episodes...

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Here's an absurdity:
by MD²
Sun Jan 14, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Paul Rudolph teardown in CT
Replies: 23
Views: 2598

RUDOLPH-DESIGNED HOUSE COMES DOWN ...Like buying a Picasso for the frame & trashing the painting... The house was destroyed on the day of my 40th birthday. Thanks for the present Mr. Waldman. Last week, Mr. Waldman said he would: ...negotiate through Friday with a potential buyer for the proper...
by MD²
Sun Jan 14, 2007 10:22 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Paul Rudolph teardown in CT
Replies: 23
Views: 2598

It's gone

Denied Access http://www.westportnow.com/ee/images/uploads/rudolphdemomatlow01130701pop.jpg Coming Down: 16 Minute Man Hill http://www.westportnow.com/ee/images/uploads/rudolphdemomatlow01130702pop.jpg http://www.westportnow.com/ee/images/uploads/rudolphdemomatlow01130703pop.jpg Just Another Westpo...
by MD²
Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:28 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Malibu fire nearly misses John Lautner's Krause residence
Replies: 2
Views: 2151

You'll get a
by MD²
Wed Jan 10, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Malibu fire nearly misses John Lautner's Krause residence
Replies: 2
Views: 2151

Malibu fire nearly misses John Lautner's Krause residence

http://www.latimes.com/media/photo/2007-01/27285465.jpg Lautner's Krause residence is second (and ½) from left LATimes article Windows Live Image Not really mid-century, but Lautner's 1982 Krause Residence is situated on the stretch of Malibu Rd that was destroyed by Monday's wind-whipped fire. Th...
by MD²
Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: 1971 Sears mirror cube
Replies: 3
Views: 667

by MD²
Mon Jan 08, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Paul Rudolph teardown in CT
Replies: 23
Views: 2598

Latest news:
by MD²
Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:47 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Johnie's Broiler/Harvey's Broiler/Bob's Big Boy Broiler
Replies: 241
Views: 97274

cbs2.com - Landmark Restaurant Mysteriously Demolished - Jan 8, 2007 8:26 am US/Pacific cbs2.com - Retro Diner Torn Apart In Downey - Jan 8, 2007 12:33 am US/Pacific Curbed LA: Googie Architecture Gets Wrecktified MyFox Los Angeles - Vintage Downey Diner Demolished - Jan 8, 2007, 7:34 AM PST
by MD²
Sat Jan 06, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Paul Rudolph teardown in CT
Replies: 23
Views: 2598

Todays news:
by MD²
Wed Jan 03, 2007 6:35 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Paul Rudolph teardown in CT
Replies: 23
Views: 2598

And again the latest news: Judge Asks Parties to Discuss Dismantling Rudolph House Waldman said he was not aware Paul Rudolph had designed the home or its significance until comments were posted on WestportNow when the house was listed as a Teardown of the Day on Nov. 16 ...and I'm Santa Claus... He...
by MD²
Tue Jan 02, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Paul Rudolph teardown in CT
Replies: 23
Views: 2598

by MD²
Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Paul Rudolph teardown in CT
Replies: 23
Views: 2598

Re: In a related issue......

In a recent West magazine (that comes with the Sunday LA Times) there is a story on the Persian Palaces (aka McMansions) particularly in Beverly Hills. Not particularly anti or pro probably because it relates mostly to already built PP's in Beverly Hills. Perhaps someone could provide the link? Is ...
by MD²
Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:21 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Paul Rudolph teardown in CT
Replies: 23
Views: 2598

PICTURES OF THE HOUSE'S INTERIOR PICTURES OF THE HOUSE'S EXTERIOR “The house is not historically significant, and any view of how good or bad an architect Paul Rudolph was is purely subjective,â€￾ said David Waldman, who runs a commercial real estate company and whose wife is listed as the buyer ...
by MD²
Wed Dec 27, 2006 10:26 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Newsboys-Take Me to Your Leader album cover (space vehicle)
Replies: 2
Views: 1690

Thanks Mark,

Your original link is broken, so I searched for the album on amazon (click the image):

by MD²
Sun Dec 24, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: CITROEN DS - The "frog mouth"
Replies: 23
Views: 5397

...Sadly their current model range looks rather conventional... Citroën's new lineup seems to be giving good hope for the future. I am not certain I could say the same about American car companies... I drive a 2005 Mustang GT by the way, but would rather drive an Alfa Romeo Brera any day if it wer...
by MD²
Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lautner's Tolstoy residence to be destoyed?
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

Thanks Scott, I was hoping it was something like this since I had also seen the following: http://www.tollbrothers.com/homesearch/servlet/HomeSearch?app=community_description&comm_num=7787 http://www.tollbrothers.com/homesearch/servlet/HomeSearch?app=community_description&comm_num=4822 A str...
by MD²
Thu Dec 21, 2006 2:20 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lautner's Tolstoy residence to be destoyed?
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

Lautner's Tolstoy residence to be destoyed?

Here's the residence: http://www.zillow.com/search/Search.htm?addrstrthood=9540%20Hillside%20Rd&citystatezip=91737 (with aerial images) Check the "prospection" going on around it... Here's the house's recent sale history: 05/02/2005: $950,000 04/15/2004: $500,000 10/23/2003: $680,000 0...
by MD²
Wed Dec 20, 2006 11:06 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Tele-Funken!
Replies: 6
Views: 2176

From what you've posted MDv2, seems that the Komet Kuba posted at the begining of this thread is somehow different from others. There's no a "sun rays " pattern from 2 types of wood above the radio. At the last link, the one on the flickr, there seems to be a change of the tv receiver - o...
by MD²
Tue Dec 19, 2006 10:23 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Tele-Funken!
Replies: 6
Views: 2176

Try these! http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330058755031 (rarest television on planet Earth?) http://www.earlytelevision.org/kuba.html http://www.grammofoon.com/Kuba/kuba_komet.htm (see back panel at bottom) http://www.kuba-museum.de/ http://flickr.com/search/?q=Kuba%20Komet&am...
by MD²
Sun Dec 10, 2006 4:57 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: More info on "your avatar"
Replies: 46
Views: 7221

...I miss Futurama... Apparently, "on June 22, 2006, Comedy Central officially announced that they have ordered 13 new episodes of the series. If the ratings of these episodes are high enough, the show may be brought back for its fifth season." Doesn't Zapp Brannigan remind you of Timberw...
by MD²
Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: More info on "your avatar"
Replies: 46
Views: 7221

you've inspired me to change for a while! Here's a collection for you Futura http://www.rareads.com/scans1/33894.jpg http://www.bellsystemmemorial.com/images/keychain/Dsc-06641.jpg http://www.dcwstore.com/telephones/CR59-pink.jpg http://retro-modern.net/images/Phones/PinkPhone/PinkPhone4.jpg http:/...
by MD²
Fri Dec 08, 2006 5:47 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The Tesla - Electric Roadstar
Replies: 15
Views: 2429

...That was at Bedrock City in Arizona – somewhere on the way to the Grand Canyon. I just looked it up and am surprised that it’s still there... Great to see Yabba-dabba-doo Land still exists, but it seems they've since turned Barney's ride into a double seater. http://www.roadsideamerica.com/a...
by MD²
Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:04 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The Tesla - Electric Roadstar
Replies: 15
Views: 2429

How about this cool car, which emits no greenhouse gasses Hyper cool! That you on that super rocket? And who's got the dealership, Robert "Honest Bob" Rubble? Check out this cool car :D Emits no greenhouse gasses either. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/91/Flintstones_car.j...
by MD²
Fri Dec 08, 2006 4:11 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Lautner Wolff House up for landmark status
Replies: 3
Views: 1840

...he's a huge fan of the real estate value of Lautner's designs yes... Gallo did the same thing with the Wolff house as he did with the Garcia house. But here he even went a step further. He applied to have the building listed as a Historic Cultural Monument which granted him the possibility to als...
by MD²
Thu Dec 07, 2006 8:07 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The Tesla - Electric Roadstar
Replies: 15
Views: 2429

Well, as I've pointed out before, the more electricity we use, the more consumption of fossil fuels for its generation rises , so it's somewhat of a vicious circle. Until the US decides to produce electricity otherwise, the planet's greenhouse gases emission won't diminish. I see this could easily t...
by MD²
Wed Dec 06, 2006 9:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: The Tesla - Electric Roadstar
Replies: 15
Views: 2429

Hi Nathan, have you thought about how much pollution results in the production of electricity for the car's batteries (per mile)?

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by MD²
Wed Dec 06, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: More info on "your avatar"
Replies: 46
Views: 7221

More info on "your avatar"

Thought it might be interesting to tell everyone a little more about your avatars. I'll start ! My avatar is of Supercar , a Gerry Anderson 1961-62 TV series in "supermarionation" I used to watch as a kid. You'll find tons of info on this series & a lot more here: http://www.aiai.ed.ac...
by MD²
Wed Dec 06, 2006 12:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: IKEA KITCHENS...
Replies: 24
Views: 6256

Hi noljos, might I suggest you take a look at this thread first: http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=2924

:cheers:

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