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Landon House Situation Observation

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 23, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Eric last modified Aug 22, 2013

After posting on the renewed demolition threat facing Alfred Browning Parker's Landon House in Coral Gables, FL, Randolph C. Henning, architect and author of the definitive book on ABP, weighed-in on the situation. Read more after the jump... Randy writes: “What I find ironic (and truly, truly sad) is that the entity bearing the owner’s name (the B. Carlin Estate) wants to tear down what the original owner and ABP client B. Landon (later remarried...




 

 

Screen Shot 2013-08-22 at 7.59.28 AMAfter posting on the renewed demolition threat facing Alfred Browning Parker's Landon House in Coral Gables, FL, Randolph C. Henning, architect and author of the definitive book on ABP, weighed-in on the situation. Read more after the jump...

Randy writes:

“What I find ironic (and truly, truly sad) is that the entity bearing the owner’s name (the B. Carlin Estate) wants to tear down what the original owner and ABP client B. Landon (later remarried and took the name B. Carlin) saw was one of her two longtime lifelong dreams, those being to own a Henry Moore sculpture and build and own a home designed by Alfred Browning Parker. She achieved both and now, in her afterlife, she has got to be really be pissed off at attorneys for her estate.”

Let's hope a savior or some sense enters the equation and saves this architectural work. Learn more about the work of Alfred Browning Park here.

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