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BUILDER ARCHITECT/CONTRACT ENGINEER
   
Date: 1977

Title: Builder Architect/Contractor Engineer - December 1977 (Offprint) (Published by Builder Architect/Contractor Engineer)

Author: Anonymous

Description: Taliesin Architects and The Frank Lloyd Wright Tradition. The Story of a Unique Arizona Fesing Firm. How does a team of Arizona architects manage to become involved with a highway construction project in Colorado? What can the followers of Frank Lloyd Wright contribute to the design of highway bridges and alignments of roadways? Actually, the basis for this kind of work for the architects and planners of Taliesin was established many years ago. Frank Lloyd Wright had written, "Imagine... highways of generous, safe width and always easy grade... roads now themselves great architecture... as they unite and separate, separate again and unite ... well-considered green covered cuts and fills healed by good planting of indigenous ground cover... Moving road-lines that are laid down sympathetic to terrain, threading hills and plains... curved roads always for curved country... the great open road made beautiful and safe for continually flowing traffic...” Includes twelve photographs.

Size: 8.5 x 11

Pages: Pp 6

S#:
2033.32.0522
   
   
   
BUILDING RENOVATION
   
Date: 1995

Title: Building Renovation - Winter 1995 (Published quarterly by Penton Publishing, Cleveland, OH)

Author: Fisher, Thomas

Description: "Righting a Wright Campus. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Florida Southern College shows how great buildings can be a valuable asset - if well maintained." History of Wright’s work at the college, analysis of the concrete textile blocks and the restoration process. Includes 11 photographs and one illustration. Original cover price $5.00.

Size: 8 x 10.75

Pages: Pp 30-33

ST#: 1995.48.0709

   
   
   
CUSTOM BUILDER
 
Date: 1988

Title: Custom Builder - February 1988 (Published monthly by The Willows Publishing Group, Inc.  Peterborough, NH)

Author: Fisette, Paul Author: Goska, Dave
   
Description:  “A Famous Flat Roof: A fix for Frank Lloyd Wright after 50 years.”  Fixing Fallingwater.  Includes three photos. Description: “Great Contemporaries: What a Wright client does for an encore.”  Loren Pope post Wright.  Original cover price $3.50.
   
Size: 8 x 11. Size: 8 x 11.
   
Pages: Pp 1 25 Pages: Pp 33-35
   
S#: 1988.27.0506  
   
   
   
COUNTRY LIFE IN AMERICA
 
Date: 1912

Title: Country Life in America - September 15, 1912  (Published twice a month by Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, N.Y.)

Author: White, Charles E. Jr.

Description: “Insurgent architecture in the Middle West.  The out-of-the-ordinary style that has been developed by the Chicago School of Architects - Its meaning and its destiny.  ...It is to Mr. Wright that we are chiefly indebted for the illustrations used in this article.  Mr. Wright has developed insurgent architecture beyond the point where Mr. Sullivan in his prime left it...” Not specifically about Wright, but of the nine photographs six are Wright’s.  Also includes one illustration. Original cover price 25 cents.

Size: 10.4 x 14.25.

Pages: Pp 15-18

ST#: 0114.02.0907

   
Date: 1929

Title: Country Life - May 1929 (Published monthly by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York)

Author: Wright, Frank Lloyd

Description: "A Building Adventure in Modernism. A successful adventure in concrete. All true building is high adventure, and the building of ‘La Miniatura’ in Pasadena, was no exception. The little building – a small studio-home for Mrs. George Madison Millard – was to be a genuine expression of California in terms of modern industry and American life. The Millards had lived in the dwelling I have built for them at Highland Park near Chicago, and so, when invited to work out a new theatre for a patron of the arts in Los Angeles, I came to Pasadena some 15 years later, she threw away plans she had for the contemplated little ‘studio-house’ and welcomed me..." Includes five photographs of Millard’s La Miniatura. Original cover price 50c.
 (Sweeney 224)

Size: 10.25 x 14.25

Pages: Pp 40-41

S#:
0224.00.1118
   
   
   
COUNTRY LIVING
 
Date: 1995

Title: Country Living - December 1995

Author: 1) Martin, Leslie  2) Anonymous

Description: 1) "Into the Desert". A visit to Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter retreat in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert highlights a holiday getaway.
2) "Traveler’s Tips." Out and about: Taliesin West. Suggested reading: Taliesin West, In The Realm of Ideas (30 page interpretive guidebook.

Size:

Pages: 1) Pp 29-30   2) Pp 30

ST#: 1995.34.0704, 1995.35.0704

   
   
   
FAMILY HANDYMAN
   
Date: 1967

Title: Family Handyman - December 1967 (Published bi-monthly by Universal Publishing & Distributing Corporation, New York)

Author: Anonymous

Description: The Sol Friedman House (1948 - S.316) "Frank Lloyd Wright, master of inner space. Nestled atop a hilly, thick wooded area not far from New York City, is a circular steel, stone, glass and concrete house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, dean of American architects. While all his works are unusual, even startling, each having its own personality, this one is especially fascinating because of the masterly way in which every bit of space was put to work. It is almost as though Wright had set himself an impossible goal – the utilization of corners where corners didn't exist..." Includes eleven photographs of the Friedman House, as well as six plans for building your own Friedman built-ins. Original cover price 50c.

Size: 8.25 x 11

Pages: Pp Cover, 26-31

S#:
1720.59.0620
   
   
   
FINE HOMEBUILDING
   
Date: 1981

Title: Fine Homebuilding - June/July 1981 No 3

Author: Heinz, Thomas A.

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Jacob II House. An owner-built, passive solar home designed in 1944 by one of the 20th century’s greatest architects.

Size: 9 x 12

Pages: Pp 20-27

ST#: 1981.05.0103

   
Date: 1982

Title: Fine Homebuilding - December 1982 / January 1983

Author: Snyder, Tim

Description: Restoring Fountainhead.  Brilliant in form and function but flawed in structure, a Frank Lloyd Wright house is renewed by a thoughtful and thorough architect.  J. Willis Hughes House.

Size:

Pages: Pp 27-33

ST#: 1982.09.0402

 

   
Date: 1984

Title: Fine Homebuilding - April/May 1984 (Published bimonthly by The Tauton Press, Inc. Newtown, CT)

Author: Harboe, Thomas; Lepre, Vincent

Description:Frank Lloyd Wright Comes to the Met.  How restorers reassemble a Prairie School living room in a museum.”  Reconstruction of the living room from Wright’s Francis W. Little Residence II (1912 Wayzata, Minn.) inside The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The home was demolished in 1972. Includes eight photographs and one illustration.  Original cover price $3.50. 

Size: 9 x 12

Pages: Pp 73-79

ST#: 1984.29.0207

   
Date: 1986

Title: Fine Homebuilding - April/May 1986

Author: Koontz, Thomas Author: Kalec, Don; Abernathy, Ann Author: Kalec, Don
     
Description: Building Basics: What makes structures stand up, and fall down. References Wright and Fallingwater, includes photo of Fallingwater Description: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park Studio. Painstaking attention to detail restores a landmark building to its original state. Description: A tour through Wright’s Studio
     
Size: Size: Size:
     
Pages: Pp 29-33 Pages: Pp Cover, 60-66 Pages: Pp 66
     
ST#: 1986.12.0402 ST#: 1986.13.0402 ST#: 1986.14.0402
   
Date: 1987

Title: Fine Homebuilding - August/September 1987

Author: Miller, Charles

Description: 1) Pottery House, Building a house based on a design by Frank Lloyd Wright  2) Wright’s unbuilt works  3) The original Pottery House

Size:

Pages: Pp 26-31

ST#: 1987.01.0301

   
Date: 1989

Title: Fine Homebuilding - October/November 1989 (Published bimonthly by The Tauton Press, Inc., Newtown, CT)

Author: Abernathy, Ann; Fieroh, Lem

Description: "Restoring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park Home. An open plan and exquisite details are brought back to life with sensitive surgery. The first home Frank Lloyd Wright built for himself was a picturesque cottage on a tanglewood lot in Oak Park, a new suburb of Chicago. It was 1889; the young designer was 21 and his bride Catherine was 18. Wright lived in the house for the next 20 years, making frequent alterations and additions as his family and private practice grew. From Oak Park, he accomplished a quarter of his life’s work..." Includes seven photographs and two illustrations. Original cover price $4.95.

Size: 9 x 11.75

Pages: Pp 82-87

ST#: 1989.99.0815

   
Date: 1993

Title: Fine Homebuilding - April/May 1993 (Published by-monthly by The Tounton Press, Inc., Newton, CT)

Author: Eifler, John

Description: "Restoring the Jacobs House. Revolutionary in plan but structurally flawed, Frank Lloyd Wright’s first Usonian house has been rebuilt from the outside in... After a succession of owners, Jacobs I was purchased in 1982 by James Dennis, a University of Wisconsin professor of art history. Dennis planned from the outset to restore the house, but truth be told, he had little inkling as to the extent of work and the amount of money it would take to do the job. Neither did I..." Includes 12 photographs and illustrations. Original cover price $5.95.

Size: 9 x 11.75

Pages: Pp 78-82

ST#: 1993.78.0715

   
Date: 2002

Title: Fine Homebuilding - July 2002  (Published bimonthly plus a Spring and Fall issue by Taunton Press, Inc., Newtown, CT)

Author: Deshotels, Bob

Description: “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House. Age, earthquakes and more than a few design flaws have taken a toll on this landmark; but it will soon be rebuilt, better than ever.”  Includes nine photographs and one illustration.  Original cover price $7.99. 

Size: 9 x 11

Pages: Pp 108-113

ST#: 2002.74.0407

   
Date: 2006

Title: Fine Homebuilding - Summer 2006 (Published bimonthly by The Tauton Press, Inc. Newtown, CT)

Author: Groom, Sean; Miller, Charles

Description: “The 25 Most Important Houses in America.”  Includes the Jacob’s 1 House and Fallingwater.  Includes three photographs. Original cover Price $8.99.

Size: 9 x 11

Pages: Pp Cover, 58-67

ST#: 2006.02.0506

   
   
   
MIDWEST LIVING
 
Date: 1987

Title: Midwest Living - June 1987 (Published bimonthly by Meredith Corporation, Des Moines, IA)

Author: Jaffin, Rhoda

Description: "The Wright Revival. Our prairies inspired Frank Lloyd Wright’s bold genius. Now the world is rediscovering the legacy he left in the Heartland." There are also two side articles: "Living with Wright: Ida Trier, Johnston, Iowa", and "Living with Wright: The Drings, Oak Park, Illinois" concerning the Fricke House. Includes fifteen photographs. Original cover price $2.50.

Size: 8 x 10.5

Pages: Pp 101-105

ST#: 1987.71.0911

   
   
   
NUTSHELL NEWS
 
Date: 1996

Title: Nutshell News - July 1996 (Published monthly by Kalmbach Publishing Co., Waukesha, WI)

Author: Cook, Madelyn

Description: "Microcrafting Arts & Crafts. 1/4" scale the Wright Way. Wright’s furniture was crafted to compliment the houses he designed. The sofa set is shown in front of a photo of the May House." Includes directions and diagrams for producing miniature prairie styled furniture. Original cover price $3.95.

Size: 8.25 x 10.75

Pages: Pp 54-55

ST#: 1996.70.0713

   
   
   
READER'S DIGEST
     
   Date: 1930

Title: Readers Digest - September 1930

Author: Woollcott, Alexander

Description: Father of Modern Architecture (Condensed from The New Yorker - 7/19/30)

Size:

Pages: Pp 388-90

S#: 0242.01.0801

   
Date: 1937

Title: Readers Digest - September 1937

Author: Frank Lloyd Wright

Description: Building against Doomsday (Imperial Hotel)  (Sweeney 426)

Size:

Pages: Pp 70-74

S#: 0426.00.0701

   
Date: 1946

Title: Readers Digest - November  1946

Author: Sargeant, Winthrop

Description: Titan of Modern Architecture. A condensed version of the Life Magazine article, August 12, 1946, Sweeney 676.  (Sweeney 677)

Size:

Pages: Pp 31-5

S#: 0677.00.0902

   
Date: 1958

Title: Readers Digest - February 1958 (Published monthly by the Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, N.Y.)

Author: Oboler, Arch

Description: "He’s Always Magnificently Wright. Building your first house is always an adventure. But when your architect is one of the most colorful and unpredictable in the world, well... I had asked him how he had endured those long years of unremitting attacks on his own prophetic works. Mr. Wright Smiled. ‘The history of every artist is this,’ he said. ‘At first people discover you, and everything you do is wondrous.. Then they begin to look for your feet of clay, and everything you do is berated. But if you live long enough you become an old master.’ Then his eyes twinkled, ‘Now I am an Old Master.’ " Includes two illustrations, one from a portrait by Karsh. Original cover price 35c. (Sweeney 1246)

Size: 5.5 x 7.5

Pages: Pp 49-54

S#: 1246.00.0215

   
   
   
THIS OLD HOUSE
   
Date: 2003

Title: This Old House - January/February 2003 (Published ten times a year by This Old House Ventures, Inc., New York)

Author: Lemley, Brad

Description: "Saving Fallingwater. How a high-tech fix kept Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece from tumbling down. Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece, has been featured on a U.S. postage stamp, on the cover of time magazine, and perhaps a shelf full of coffee-table books. Since the house open to the public in 1964, some 3.5 million visitors have made the pilgrimage to its sylvan location off route 381 in the hills of western Pennsylvania. Wright's stunning creation – the living room with its mound of native stone swelling up through the floor, the ribbons of red-trimmed steel windows, and, above all, those daring cantilevered planes hovering over the falls of Bear Run – has enchanted architectural critics and the general public since its completion 64 years ago..." Includes 12 photographs related to Falling water.

Size: 9 x 11

Pages: Pp 84-90, 102

ST#:
2003.70.0322
   
Date: 2004

Title: This Old House - Nov 2004

Author: Penfield, Paul

Description: "Putting Things Wright. When your boyhood home was designed by America’s most famous architect, its restoration justifies four years of careful work." Son restores Louis Penfield Home, Willoughby Hills, Ohio.

Size: 9 x 11

Pages: Pp 96-104

ST#: 2004.07.1204

   
   
   
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