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by sparklegem
Fri May 29, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Northridge, CA Palmer & Krisel MCM Living Conditioned H
Replies: 53
Views: 10255

The clerestories are really high! This house sold for $650,000 on June 30th, 2008. It is quite the deal now. It was the model home for the neighborhood. (We thought ours was but we were misinformed) An old listing said that it was the model home and our original owner neighbors confirmed it. And it ...
by sparklegem
Fri May 29, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Northridge, CA Palmer & Krisel MCM Living Conditioned H
Replies: 53
Views: 10255

We stopped by the house this morning and it is locked up tight. The house has a nice alley that runs along behind it; so that is where we started. It has a very secure steel rolling gate and a concrete block wall that blocked all views of what was beyond. I climbed on top of shopping cart that was a...
by sparklegem
Thu May 28, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Northridge, CA Palmer & Krisel MCM Living Conditioned H
Replies: 53
Views: 10255

The Living Conditioned Homes

Thank you for the tip, Perks! I will have to go over to see what I can see...
by sparklegem
Mon May 25, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Check out this old brochure on MCM vacation homes (awesome)!
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Super!!

Super!! Thank you so much for sharing the brochure.
by sparklegem
Mon May 25, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Eames House
Replies: 10
Views: 2181

Stahl House Tours

Is there a charge for the Stahl House tour?
by sparklegem
Sat May 23, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Fresno,CA-1955 Cliff May Better Homes&Garden 5-Star Home
Replies: 13
Views: 1954

Fantastic! Thank you for posting all the great pictures and information! I forwarded all the links to my mother, who lives in Oregon. She lives in a MCM and we both love Cliff May. My grandmother was an interior designer (too) and she was very influenced by Cliff May. That house is so wonderfully or...
by sparklegem
Fri May 15, 2009 7:28 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Visiting Austin, Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 4275

We are going this summer. I will need lots of advice and I am sure that you will see many more of my questions posted here. And of course we will save seats for you and Jen!
xo
by sparklegem
Wed May 13, 2009 4:37 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Visiting Austin, Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 4275

Thank you

Thank you for the tips! It looks great.
by sparklegem
Wed May 13, 2009 7:58 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Visiting Austin, Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 4275

Thank you, Rockland! I will check it out. I think that we may be staying quite near to the Wildflower Center.
by sparklegem
Tue May 12, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Visiting Austin, Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 4275

you're the best!

Oh Chris, these places look great! I will look them up and add them to the list.

Thank you!!
by sparklegem
Tue May 12, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Visiting Austin, Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 4275

Texas Hill Country

Hi Chris! Did you go to Austin yet? I just ran across your post while planning my cross country road trip. You have lots of great suggestions. I had heard about The Salt Lick and wanted to go there so much that we are staying a couple nights in the Texas Hill Country, which looks very neat. We found...
by sparklegem
Tue May 12, 2009 9:05 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Visiting Austin, Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 4275

Texas Hill Country

Hi Chris! Did you go to Austin yet? I just ran across your post while planning my cross country road trip. You have lots of great suggestions. I had heard about The Salt Lick and wanted to go there so much that we are staying a couple nights in the Texas Hill Country, which looks very neat. We found...
by sparklegem
Thu May 07, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: SOLD! - after seeing it on Lotta Living MCM real estate
Replies: 9
Views: 2337

Yes, I did!

I saw the pictures of a house that Perks posted on Lotta Living at 4:30 am (the morning after we had put an offer in on another house). I had spent a year looking at neighborhoods and so I knew what neighborhood the house was in (my favorite!) and after looking closely at the photos that Perks had p...
by sparklegem
Sun Apr 12, 2009 6:44 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: San Gabriel Valley >>> TOUR
Replies: 17
Views: 3627

This tour will be so much fun, Chris!

Four or six would be easiest for us.
by sparklegem
Fri Apr 10, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: San Gabriel Valley >>> TOUR
Replies: 17
Views: 3627

That sounds really nice! I love the idea of a picnic- or should we say Tripnic?!
by sparklegem
Sat Apr 04, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: San Gabriel Valley >>> TOUR
Replies: 17
Views: 3627

I know that it is hard to please everyone, but I vote for April, May or June. It will be cooler and we will be in town...
by sparklegem
Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:45 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: LA, "Tiki Mugs : Cult Artifacts Of Polynesian Pop"
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Tiki Mugs Celebration! Author Jay Strongman and Tiki Farm founder Holden Westland will be signing their book "Tiki Mugs". Also on hand selling & signing their mugs will be artists Bosko; Crazy Al; Squid; Tiki Diablo; and Tiki tOny Sunday April 5th, 4pm @ 8 Ball! Address: 8 Ball 3806 W....
by sparklegem
Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: San Gabriel Valley >>> TOUR
Replies: 17
Views: 3627

fun!

It is also more fun to get to see things as a group.

Please let me know what we can do to help!!

xo
Gem
by sparklegem
Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:03 am
Forum: Modern Collectibles and Furniture
Topic: Cool find in my neighbors trash!
Replies: 3
Views: 2176

Beautiful chair! I am so glad that you could save her.
by sparklegem
Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: San Gabriel Valley >>> TOUR
Replies: 17
Views: 3627

Oh, I definitely want to meet up with speakers at the sites!
by sparklegem
Thu Apr 02, 2009 9:20 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Glendale, eat in a long-closed historic restaurant
Replies: 3
Views: 317

Hi Chris!

This sounds very interesting! Thank you for the post. I think that we will try to make it.

xo
Gem
by sparklegem
Thu Apr 02, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: San Gabriel Valley >>> TOUR
Replies: 17
Views: 3627

Hi Chris,

My vote is for Saturday. Sunday is the Tiki Mugs book signing at 8 Ball!

Please call me. My email is definitely down.
by sparklegem
Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:15 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs - "Swiss Miss" Alexander
Replies: 10
Views: 2686

Quite true!
by sparklegem
Wed Apr 01, 2009 5:07 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: San Gabriel Valley >>> TOUR
Replies: 17
Views: 3627

It sounds like fun! I would like to go. A bus becomes costly for our family since there are three ($60). Having redezvous points sounds very nice. Please keep us in the loop!
xo
Gemma
P.S. My email seems to be down; so it would be best to reach by telephone.
by sparklegem
Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs - "Swiss Miss" Alexander
Replies: 10
Views: 2686

Hey, Thank you Streinen and Mr. Charlie!!
by sparklegem
Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs - "Swiss Miss" Alexander
Replies: 10
Views: 2686

Valley Dubois

Does anyone know where the Dubois in the Valley is located?
by sparklegem
Thu Mar 26, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Palm Springs, TLC Channel's "My First Home"
Replies: 2
Views: 547

Hi Paul,

Thank you for the information. I can't wait to see your show!

Very best,
Gemma
by sparklegem
Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Granada Hills - new Eichler on the market
Replies: 4
Views: 1533


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