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by SDR
Sat Sep 11, 2004 9:23 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 447061

new member

Hello to Mary-Margaret, Joe and all the Modern Fans at this site: It's great to find an on-line home at last. I'm a life-long fan of the "mother art" in all its forms, but especially the incredible (inevitable?) developments of the past 100 years. What a wonderful time to be living in; what a trove ...
by SDR
Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:16 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Anything going on in the Bay Area?
Replies: 20
Views: 6187

SF area modern

Anthony, and anyone else in the area: My favorite modern structure in San Francisco is about ten years old: A guard house on Webster Street at Clay, at the lower entrance to the California Pacific Medical Center (Pacific Campus). Don't yet know whose architecture this is, but would be well-pleased t...
by SDR
Fri Sep 10, 2004 8:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New Streamline Moderne style building on Wilshire. Opinions?
Replies: 10
Views: 4542

New Streamline Building on Wilshire

Wouldn't it be more convincing if it lost some or all of the vertical elements? ( I can't agree with the suggestion that the facade would benefit from some assymmetrical treatment, though; strict symmetry suits the large Streamline Moderne style quite well, no?) What I want to know is, what are the ...

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