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Wells Coates

Wells Coates The Penthouse Isokon Building

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Apr 24, 2018 01:07 AM
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Designed by Wells Coates for Jack and Molly Pritchard, the Isokon Building (or Lawn Road Flats) opened in 1934 as a progressive experiment in new ways of urban living. When I first saw the structure I instantly thought Le Corbusier, so it was nice to read [...]

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Deborah Zlotsky

Deborah Zlotsky – Artist

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Apr 17, 2018 01:07 AM
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Artist Deborah Zlotsky works have grabbed my heart and my mind with her stunning architecture/constructive paintings. I ran across her work on Instagram and am “all in”, I don’t know what that really means but after you go through these [...]

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John Lautner

John Lautner’s Silvertop with Bestor Architecture

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Apr 15, 2018 01:07 AM
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John Lautner and his stunning Silvertop was commissioned by Inventor Kenneth Reiner what was to become one of the most technically and structurally innovative houses in the world. Bestor Architecture recently completed a three year rejuvenation and [...]

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Good friends, good times, grand adventures, and exciting times

by Jim Hinckley  (modern blog) — Apr 11, 2018 01:12 AM
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The good folks at the City of Kingman, Josh Noble, the tourism director, Ray Cullison and the Kingsmen, and the volunteers who labored so hard to make the recent Best of the West on 66 Festival a success deserve a hearty thank you.The good folks at the [...]

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

by Jim Hinckley  (modern blog) — Apr 11, 2018 01:12 AM
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Nostalgia is often described as a wistful desire to return to a former time, an era when things were simpler, better, less stressful, more fun (insert your descriptor here). The truth, however, is that regardless of the period of time you live in or [...]

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100 Things to Do On Route 66 Before You Die

by Jim Hinckley  (modern blog) — Apr 11, 2018 01:12 AM
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Recently a publisher, on recommendation of Jim Ross, approached me with an intriguing proposal – write a book about Route 66 that is in essence a bucket list. The challenge fascinated me. How do you whittle down America’s longest attraction, a 2,000 [...]

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Cozy up to the “Decorator Who Knew Too Much”

by editor  (modern blog) — Apr 11, 2018 01:12 AM
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Expecting a romantic getaway with work as a sideline, Madison Night accepts an assignment in Palm Springs with her hunky handyman/now boyfriend Hudson James.  But after spotting a body in the river the work vacation takes a bad turn. Madison is still [...]

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Eichler

Eichler in Walnut Creek California

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Apr 09, 2018 01:07 AM
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This Eichler in Walnut Creek California retains the majority of it’s original charm. It was interesting to learn that the kitchen cabinetry is by Cavolini, an Italian designer cabinetry company, they look right at home. The original mahogany wall [...]

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Fire Ants – Serious Issues They Can Cause

by admin from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Apr 07, 2018 01:06 AM
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    Fire ants come in different species, native and imported. Although both types of fire ant can present issues, it’s the imported variety that is the most problematic as it’s more aggressive. This means that it presents more [...]

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allandale eating: t22 chicken joint

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Apr 02, 2018 01:07 AM
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I write a column for our neighborhood newsletter on food in the hood. Here's an upcoming review:Allandale Eating: T22 Chicken JointThe first thing I think about when I think about Nashville is country music, the Grand Ole Opry, and those price tags [...]

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