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by modfan
Tue Feb 18, 2003 10:22 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Offbeat play equipment?
Replies: 23
Views: 3277

I remember when I was a kid, we went to a family reunion in a park I think was in Inglewood. It had a bunch of unique play equipment, seems like it was barely installed as some of it was fenced off as it wasn't finished being installed. This musta been in the early 60's, it mighta been Centinela Ran...
by modfan
Thu Feb 13, 2003 8:28 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Lautner's Elrod House
Replies: 1
Views: 718

Lautner House

Theres a Lautner House featured in a country music video-but I don't remember the country artist (female) nor the house but you recognize it in the video
by modfan
Thu Feb 13, 2003 8:22 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Old Shopping malls
Replies: 44
Views: 13225

Malls

I remember as a little kid living in Compton-THE place to shop was Lakewood Mall-I have vivid memories of the big M on the May Co. department store (now Robinsons-May). When we moved to Claremont in the early 50's THE place to shop was Eastland in West Covina-I remember that they were displaying the...
by modfan
Thu Feb 13, 2003 8:17 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: bank architecture
Replies: 10
Views: 1263

Banks etc.

Wasn't Millard Sheets one of the artists who did the murals on the Home S & L (now Washington Mutual) buildings.
by modfan
Thu Feb 13, 2003 8:13 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Encounter at LAX
Replies: 5
Views: 882

LAX theme bldg.

One of the architects is Paul Williams (hey this is Black History Month) You can find more about him by putting his name into any search engine. But he is also well known for designing many homes of Hollywood Stars as well as many 'modern' buildings in the L. A. area. There is a book about his work-...
by modfan
Wed Jan 08, 2003 8:34 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Case Study Homes Program Reborn?
Replies: 4
Views: 891

Case Study Homes Program Reborn?

I read in Dwell magazine that they are starting something like the Case Study House Program. I think it was called the Dwell Home Design Invitational or something. They stated that a future project would be done in the Palm Springs area. I think the URL is http://www.dwellmag.com but I read it in th...

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