Posts tagged California

This is really awful. California library to stop carrying books.

"So Newport Beach is weighing a Netflix-like system in which readers could order books and then pick them up from lockers at an ‘electronic library,’ a 2,200-square-foot room with a central fireplace and a kiosk where patrons could select titles online.”

Wright matters:
Dramatic, historic and prices slashed, yet no buyers are biting - chicagotribune.com
In Los Angeles, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House and La Miniatura  remain on the market, despite significant price reductions/buyer incentives. Begs the architectural stewardship question: Who  is willing and able to take care of these historic homes?
[hat tip to @ChiArchitecture]
Related: June 2009 post.

Wright matters:

Dramatic, historic and prices slashed, yet no buyers are biting - chicagotribune.com

In Los Angeles, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House and La Miniatura remain on the market, despite significant price reductions/buyer incentives. Begs the architectural stewardship question: Who is willing and able to take care of these historic homes?

[hat tip to @ChiArchitecture]

Related: June 2009 post.

Architecture matters:

Via geebirdandbamby:

Trailer for “Desert Utopia: Mid-Century Architecture in Palm Springs” (2010)

Adding the film to my must-see (eventually) list.

More Wright stuff:
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House, a Los Feliz hilltop masterpiece composed of patterned and smooth concrete blocks that has been mightily threatened by man and Mother Nature, is being offered for sale at $15 million by the private foundation that has been restoring it.
LATimes story: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ennis-house19-2009jun19,0,5217667.story

More Wright stuff:

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House, a Los Feliz hilltop masterpiece composed of patterned and smooth concrete blocks that has been mightily threatened by man and Mother Nature, is being offered for sale at $15 million by the private foundation that has been restoring it.

LATimes story: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ennis-house19-2009jun19,0,5217667.story

Wright stuff:
I want: Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1955 Fawcett Ranch House in California. It *is* for sale.
The property’s sales site is worth a look, especially the slide shows: http://www.fawcetthouse.com/

Wright stuff:

I want: Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1955 Fawcett Ranch House in California. It *is* for sale.

The property’s sales site is worth a look, especially the slide shows: http://www.fawcetthouse.com/