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Weekend / Stuff

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Milo Baughman for Murray "Fibre" chair and a table he designed for Arch Gordon
Kinetic sculpture by Russell Secrest
Carl Aubock
Giorigio Belloli chair
Alvar Aalto Chair 69
More iron!

Frank Lloyd Wright / PHX

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In 1949, Frank Lloyd Wright was Commissioned by the Southwest Christian Seminary to build a University on 8 acres in Phoenix, AZ. The design was complete and made public in 1950, but the bible college shut down and the project never started. Wright died in 1959, but his widow allowed the plans to be used for the First Christian Church. It was completed in 1972. The bell tower was built in 1978.


The moody monsoon skies.






Weekend / Stuff

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Jack Boyd critters and an Eames LTR 
David Stewart and Edmund Ronaky
Ceramics by Akio Nukaga and wood by Hideki Takayama
Lamps by Gerald Thurston
Laurel and a Danish duck
1970s Mies van der Rohe for Knoll.  It sold fast. 

Tackett / Thursday

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La Gardo Tackett and Eames

Weekend / Stuff

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Carl Koch rocker
Serge Chermayeff for L. Anton Maix Fabrics

Craig Ellwood / Bobertz House

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The Bobertz House (1953) by Craig Ellwood is one of the best homes in San Diego and it is available for sale. It's not on the MLS. Visit Modern San Diego for more information. '


Weasley is not included.
Better photos, like this one by Darren Bradley, can be seen at Modernist Architecture

Weekend / Stuff

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Andrew Bergloff at my favorite rest stop
Jane and Gordon Martz lamps for Marshal Studios
More Tackett and a lookalike
Picked up another Russell Woodard Sculptura rocker
I have a thing for these Japanese clocks

Neutra / Darling

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In 1937, the first redwood-clad house by Richard Neutra was built in San Francisco. Otto Winkler assisted on the project. The Pacific Heights house was built for Dr. Darling.Photo: Julius Shulman, Getty Research Institute The redwood house is now a red house. Other than that, it looks intact.
This tree wasn't  there in 1937.
Does that look like 80 years of growth?

Photo: Julius Shulman, Getty Research Institute
Photo: Julius Shulman, Getty Research Institute
Neutra was busy in 1937. Over a dozen projects were built, including The Davis House and The Strathmore Apartments