Weekend / Stuff

David Stewart and Wayne Chapman

Henry Takemoto

What are these resin tables?  
Howard McNab and Don Savage for Peter Pepper Products? Frank Rohloff?

Richard Galef, Dansk, Roger Sloan

Ackerman / Hand-In-Hand

 
The long-awaited Hand-In-Hand book on Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman has been published and Reform Gallery will be hosting a party with the authors, Dan Chavkin and Lisa Thackberry, along with Jerome Ackerman himself.  The book will be available for purchase at the event. 
More information about the book can be found at Pointed Leaf.

Reform Gallery is sure to have some work by the Ackermans on display.


Just like Reform did in 2005.

Photo: Julius Shulman

Palm Springs Spa / Rubble

The Palm Springs Spa Hotel (later The Spa Resort and Hotel) by Architects Donald Wexler, Richard Harrison and William Cody (1958) 

Before

After - such a shame

The hotel goes next

Weekend / Stuff

It was a good clay weekend...Tom McMillin, Jade Snow Wong and Philip Cornelius

Then there's this Harrison McIntosh

The domestics...Angelo Testa textiles and a pepper mill

Tackett / Thursday

La Gardo Tackett for Schmid

Neutra / Tulare / Endangered

 
Richard Neutra office building (1958) for Dr. George D. Lavers, Tulare, CA
Source: Neutra. Complete Works by Barbara Lamprecht, Peter Gössel

Sadness

Cropped and slightly adjusted 1958 photo. 

The walkway supports were covered up and the rest was amputated. Don't get me started on the yellow stucco.

Around the side. Nice louvers. 
FYI- The bars and chair are not VKG.

The only thing more depressing than the state of the building is that it might be a parking lot soon... 

The Tulare Regional Medical Center is located just across the street from the Lavers building. An EIR prepared for the expansion of the facility claims the Neutra building is not a historic resource. The plan showing a parking lot where the building now sits can be seen here. The Lavers building is located at 591 E Merritt Ave, Tulare, CA