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by Steve Tepperman
Mon Apr 13, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Philly PA History of Neon in Philadelphia Lecture 4/15 6PM
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Philly PA History of Neon in Philadelphia Lecture 4/15 6PM

History of Neon in Philadelphia 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15 Philadelphia has been a major manufacturer of creative neon signage since the 1930s. Len Davidson, curator of the Neon Museum of Philadelphia and author of Vintage Neon, has collected and/or preserved more than 200 vintage signs. Through sli...
by Steve Tepperman
Sun Apr 12, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: NY Times 36 Hours in Palm Springs, Calif. 041209
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Views: 1175

NY Times 36 Hours in Palm Springs, Calif. 041209

http://travel.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/travel/12hours.html?hpw April 12, 2009 36 Hours in Palm Springs, Calif. By ERICA CERULO PALM SPRINGS was once the miles-from-Hollywood getaway that Malibu is now: a place for '60s movers and shakers to eat, drink and sunbathe poolside while they awaited calls fro...
by Steve Tepperman
Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Hartfd CT Living Modern in New Canaan - An Exhib 4/23 -6/19
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Hartfd CT Living Modern in New Canaan - An Exhib 4/23 -6/19

http://www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/li ... Invite.pdf

Living Modern in New Canaan: An Exhibition to Celebrate Connecticut's Modern Architecture
April 23 to June 19, 2009
CCT Gallery, Hartford
by Steve Tepperman
Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: New Canaan CT Historical Society's Modern House Day May 2 09
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New Canaan CT Historical Society's Modern House Day May 2 09

PROGRAM You are invited to The New Canaan Historical Society's Modern House Day Tour + Symposium: Modernism Moves Forward on May 2, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The program begins at the New Canaan Country School. Continental breakfast will be served before the seminar at 10 a.m.Award-winning speak...
by Steve Tepperman
Mon Apr 06, 2009 11:02 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Tonga Room San Francisco CLOSING?!?!
Replies: 6
Views: 3249

Order a Mai Tai and Save Paradise NY Times April 5, 2009

Order a Mai Tai and Save Paradise Jim Wilson/The New York Times TIKI TIME Patrons are flocking to the Tonga Room, a San Francisco fixture, to save it from possibly closing down. POLYNESIAN UPRISING The Tonga Room now draws crowds, thanks to “happy hour protestsâ€￾ and Web site campaigns. IT was, i...
by Steve Tepperman
Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Statler Hotel / Wilshire Grand (1952)
Replies: 4
Views: 2411

Korean Air Plans $1 Billion Project LA Downtown New

Plan Calls for Razing Wilshire Grand Hotel, Building 40- and 60-Story Towers by Anna Scott Published: Thursday, April 2, 2009 11:59 PM PDT DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — The Wilshire Grand, which for 57 years has stood at the corner of Seventh and Figueroa streets, will be torn down and replaced with a $1...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:16 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Julius ShulmanSigning March 20th Palm Springs Cancelled
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Julius ShulmanSigning March 20th Palm Springs Cancelled

Canceled: Julius Shulman signing March 20th for the new TASCHEN 25 Modernism Rediscovered book Dear TASCHEN readers and friends from the press, TASCHEN regrets to inform you that we have had to CANCEL our book signing event with Julius Shulman on Friday, March 20th at the Riviera Resort & Spa in...
by Steve Tepperman
Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:44 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Layfayette Theatre, Suffern NY
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Since returning to NJ, I often attended the Saturday Classic Screenings. Attendence generally was around 200+ a show depending on the film. The print quality was generally excellent and the staff were great. The theatre will continue to show 1st run films, usually one show in the evening and 3-4 on ...
by Steve Tepperman
Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:48 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New York Neon Signs Feb 19, 2009 NY Times Streetscapes
Replies: 1
Views: 380

New York Neon Signs Feb 19, 2009 NY Times Streetscapes

STREETSCAPES | NEON SIGNS The Best and the Brightest By CHRISTOPHER GRAY Published: February 19, 2009 Link to article with Photos http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/22/realestate/22scapes.html But a score or more of distinctive smaller signs from earlier times shine on, although their numbers are dimini...
by Steve Tepperman
Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: NYC Neon also being wiped out!
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Views: 1001

NYC Neon also being wiped out!

February 13, 2009, 12:18 pm West Side Loses a Neon Landmark By Glenn Collins http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/13/west-side-loses-a-neon-landmark/ (Click on Link for Photo) The before and after of the corner occupied for six decades by a West Side taproom. No longer will glassy yellow waves ...
by Steve Tepperman
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Owner of Lloyd Wright house in Reseda, CA dies
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Doscent at the Wright House

I was lucky enough to be a doscent at the Wright House during the LA Conservancys Tour a couple of years ago. I was able to spend a few hours with Barbara and found her to be an amazing person both in love with the house and her San Fernando Valley. She spoke about how the streets were dirt roads fo...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Edwardian Ball at the Tower Theatre Bwy Downtown LA Jan 31
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Edwardian Ball at the Tower Theatre Bwy Downtown LA Jan 31

Broadway's historic Tower Theater, which has been closed for years, will open to the public this week for a decidedly unusual event. The Edwardian Ball, a turn-of-the-20th-century style celebration featuring music, circus arts, DJs, ballroom dance, an absinthe bar and performances highlighting the a...
by Steve Tepperman
Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:41 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Free Passage on the Queen Mary for Calif res during Jan
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Views: 86

Free Passage on the Queen Mary for Calif res during Jan

From http://www.queenmary.com - pass it on! Free Admission in January 2009 The Queen Mary is celebrating the New Year by inviting all California residents to visit The Queen Mary free of charge, as often as you would like, through January 31st, 2009. This special, FREE Admission ticket includes a se...
by Steve Tepperman
Tue Dec 30, 2008 2:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Barlow Respiratory Hospital Threatened
Replies: 6
Views: 1118

This was a Mod Com Meeting site in 2005 if I am correct. There is a written history of the hospital that should be available at theit gift shop. Definitely check out the library and the stained glass windows, the building is usually open during business hours.
by Steve Tepperman
Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Barlow Respiratory Hospital Threatened
Replies: 6
Views: 1118

Barlow was a meeting location

One of our Modcom Meeting locations 2005. Fabulous stained glass windows in the library building.
by Steve Tepperman
Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Sports stadium demolitions
Replies: 9
Views: 2010

:( Well I guess now that I have begun to settle in here in Ny/NJ I should begin posting. As for the stadium questions. yes Tiger Stadium has been closed since 1999 if I am correct. I visited it during its last season & loved the park. It was in a non descript section of detroit and while the cit...
by Steve Tepperman
Fri Apr 29, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 56535

Western Exterminator Bldg
by Steve Tepperman
Fri Apr 29, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: L.A. Modcom Meeting locations
Replies: 107
Views: 56535

Former Chop Suey Restaurant in Chinatown
by Steve Tepperman
Fri Apr 29, 2005 11:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Temple to buy Fox Wilshire theatre
Replies: 5
Views: 1489

The Theatre committee did discuss the theatre in our meeting this past Tuesday at Bob bakers. According to one of our members, the rabbi has already had discussions with us and thay have not even contacted an architect or discussed the cost of such a project. It would be the last thing they would at...
by Steve Tepperman
Wed Apr 16, 2003 10:16 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Cypress Gardens in Florida to close
Replies: 8
Views: 1753

8) Hi everyone I've decided to post again as I have a new job and am happy again! Anyway the best scenes of Cypress gardens are in the mega film This is Cinerama. Over 20 minutes of the second half of the film take place there, with views all over the park, including the Water Ski show. Dick Pope is...

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