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by MD²
Sat Jul 07, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: A once beautiful MCM taken over by someone...
Replies: 39
Views: 3046

Have to post this link again to a marble columns commercial... the SNL one, goes with the 'Chandelier Galaxy' one. Almost choked watching these two SNL classics & the picture below :D http://pages.videotron.com/mdaoust/ColumsChandelier.jpg Also thanks to Heidi for that classic "The fly&quo...
by MD²
Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Monsanto House of Tomorrow film on You Tube
Replies: 6
Views: 1335

Would anyone have more information on architect Marvin Goody? 1957 http://www.plasticliving.com/hotf/f3.jpg 1967 http://www.plasticliving.com/hotf/f4.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/84/246285934_2161e0a8c7_o.jpg Jean Maneval also designed a similar one that was actually commercialized: http://www...
by MD²
Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: 1967 Dorset 18' Boat by Raymond Loewy for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 684

Thanks nichols, hadn't seen that unfortunate period on the posted url... Ad says "This is the only boat which Raymond Loewy ever designed" Loewy also designed the Sea Hawk for Dorse tt http://www.fiberglassics.com/forms/forum818/UserBoats/BG_1a.jpg ...and also designed a number of ships &a...
by MD²
Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: 1967 Dorset 18' Boat by Raymond Loewy for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 684

by MD²
Thu Jul 05, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: A once beautiful MCM taken over by someone...
Replies: 39
Views: 3046

Well, it's actually a very well preserved house. Take out the faux-finis, wall paper, the curtains & strip the paint from the beams. Repaint the whole thing, redo the bathroom & kitchen & you'll have a pretty decent house. :D ...Aside from the floors... Which you can probably live with, ...
by MD²
Wed Jul 04, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: A once beautiful MCM taken over by someone...
Replies: 39
Views: 3046

The absolute Masters of the Universe! They must have had some sort of competition in order to come up with somethimg like that! It's a compilation of the best in every tacky styles in history! Or even when not tacky in their own era - somehow rendered to be... Great post! This house is really imposs...
by MD²
Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:16 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: New film: Who Killed the Electric Car?
Replies: 43
Views: 9770

Well, I'm waiting for the air powered car myself: http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=9629 Although the electric Wrightspeed X1 is quite amazing: http://www.wrightspeed.com/x1.html You absolutely HAVE to see this video: http://www.grumpy-c-bear.org/Car/20051108_Energy_Next/Wrightspeed.wmv ...
by MD²
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:09 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Playboy design auction
Replies: 2
Views: 693

Posted by "Playboy" himself :wink: Here are some info & pictures of the actual plane http://www.airliners.net/search/photo.search?regsearch=N950PB http://www.edcoatescollection.com/ac3/Exec%20Aviation/Douglas%20DC-9-32.html DC-9-32 S/N 47394 Line #458 bought new from Douglas July 9, 19...
by MD²
Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: OK, 1957 Plymouth buried for 50 years to be exhumed
Replies: 23
Views: 3370

Here's what it could have looked like http://kotv.com/newsimages/640/87b53236-6404-4666-b163-3b65b104d628.jpg http://kotv.com/newsimages/640/70950fd8-4b4a-4032-928f-841bc66e19e4.jpg http://kotv.com/newsimages/640/ecbcf06d-2300-4666-910a-16e46136572e.jpg Some more news coverage: http://www.kotv.com/n...
by MD²
Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:32 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Princeton, NJ Wright Inspired House
Replies: 6
Views: 1225

by MD²
Sat Jun 16, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Kathy Griffin's house
Replies: 9
Views: 1837

I hope she has some good binoculars


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2955 Passmore Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90068
8,098 ft²
Built in 2003 / sold April 20th, 2004
4 Bedrooms & 5 Bathrooms
by MD²
Sat Jun 16, 2007 7:19 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: OK, 1957 Plymouth buried for 50 years to be exhumed
Replies: 23
Views: 3370

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 50 years of rust... http://www.buriedcar.com/photo_galleries/june_15th_unveiling/main.htm http://www.buriedcar.com/photo_galleries/capsule_contents/main.htm http://www.tulsachevys.com/Images/buriedcar/index.html http://www.kotv.com/news/topstory/?id=129598 http://i175.ph...
by MD²
Sat Jun 09, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Air-powered car ready for production in India
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Where do I sign up for one? http://www.tatamotors.com/our_world/press_releases.php?ID=281&action=Pull Also see: http://www.theaircar.com/ & http://www.theaircar.com/MiniCats.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmqpGZv0YT4 and http://www.popularmechanics.com/automotive/new_cars/4217016.html
by MD²
Tue Jun 05, 2007 2:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: LA JOLLA: The Yen Residence by Kendrick Bangs Kellogg...
Replies: 5
Views: 1097

While we wait, here's a couple of links: http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/thisweek/2007/01/01_08_yen.asp http://local.live.com/default.aspx?v=2&cp=pg7skf56ws19&style=o&lvl=2&tilt=-90&dir=0&alt=-1000&scene=6172974&encType=1 http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/remodeling/article/0,1797,HG...
by MD²
Tue Jun 05, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Realtor Rant
Replies: 41
Views: 5918

This is funny, particularly #4. I especially hate it when I'll see a Neutra or Lautner for sale and they stress the "FLW disciple" thing too much. Here's an interesting one: “Masterful blend of (architects) Frank Lloyd Wright (and) John Lautner,â€￾ according to the listing information.....
by MD²
Thu May 31, 2007 7:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Los Angeles: John Lautner - The Wolff House (again)
Replies: 15
Views: 3207

THIS IS VERY STRANGE See the following topic: http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic.php?t=6888 According to my records (and the LA County Assessor's), the Wolff house was: Sold on September 1st, 2006 for $4,950,049 Sold on January 3rd, 2006 for $4,100,041 Sold on April 12th, 2005 for $4,150,041 .....
by MD²
Mon May 28, 2007 3:41 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Neutra's Serulnic House
Replies: 17
Views: 1544

by MD²
Fri May 25, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Neutra's Serulnic House
Replies: 17
Views: 1544

Sorry, if I was unclear with my query. I know its location - I drive past the property daily, although it is perched high upon a hill with limited viewing access from below... What I meant was, does anyone happen to know what sort of construction is afoot? Thanks! Sorry also, I did understand the q...
by MD²
Thu May 24, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Neutra's Serulnic House
Replies: 17
Views: 1544

by MD²
Sun May 13, 2007 8:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Another Paul Rudolph Tear Down
Replies: 9
Views: 1249

Someone somewhere must really hate that guy... :( Thanks for the article Craig. For anyone interested, here's the original story's address: http://www.courant.com/news/opinion/commentary/hc-plcmorgan10513.artmay13,0,5670891.story Preservation Online alredy mentioned this last december, see Paul Rudo...
by MD²
Sat May 05, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Malibu, CA - Lautner's Segal house on the market
Replies: 45
Views: 12788

GOSSIP

...and this classy, sophisticated man is still asking $33,5M for this house.

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by MD²
Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 32,000 square foot home in Palm Desert
Replies: 31
Views: 2766

... and i wonder... do you think bob hope got the same grief when he built his home in p.s. years ago? all things considered, it's a HUGE eyesore against the beautiful mountain range :wink: and it must have seemed ENORMOUS for its time. Here's an interesting article on this, which states that "...
by MD²
Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:29 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 32,000 square foot home in Palm Desert
Replies: 31
Views: 2766

Bart would have taken too long for this guy! But yes, it might have been a better choice. I'll stick to what I've said about this actually, And yes MRU, too long... As you know, "Architecture" is not a fast process. And Bart Prince's designs are based on serving the users first (like I th...
by MD²
Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:37 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 32,000 square foot home in Palm Desert
Replies: 31
Views: 2766

Re: I read the article

Everything is relative. I just saw this 135,000* square foot fixer-upper in Newport, RI. (Not MCM, I know, but just for example.) Why so small? Because it was only their summer house. *The tour guide said it was 135,000+ total, but not all of that is living space. Some of it was very well designed;...
by MD²
Tue Apr 24, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 32,000 square foot home in Palm Desert
Replies: 31
Views: 2766

Sorry Futura, no pics, but here's a Guy Dreier designed house that was featured on HGTV in an episode that also featured John Lautner's Sheats/Goldsetin house (this needs RealPlayer): http://www.hgtv.com/cr/cda/playerex/1,1979,HGTV_28430,00.html I don't get why everyone just bashed this without even...
by MD²
Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: "Vacancy" movie bad for motels
Replies: 6
Views: 557

I guess that Vacancy 's director's first name says it all... :wink: description : http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0452702/ reviews : http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/vacancy/ _______________________________________________________ As for Henry Charles Bukowski, I've always wondered why such a prolofic &a...
by MD²
Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Lautner's Stevens Residence
Replies: 5
Views: 2296

by MD²
Wed Apr 11, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: My favorite chandelier in the world
Replies: 5
Views: 860

not mcm, but this guy's a genius

by MD²
Fri Apr 06, 2007 3:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: recent problems with the website
Replies: 90
Views: 30992


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