Monthly Archives: November 2009
Quite often we neglect to view successful individuals apart from their achievements. That is, we neglect to see and understand their humanity. When we do explore that side, the focus is often on their failures as human beings. Frank Lloyd … Continue reading
Three Alden B. Dow-designed homes in Midland, Michigan have been added to MichiganModern.org. They are: The Donald and Louise Clark Irish House, the James T. Pardee House, and the Earl Stein House. Many more can be found on the Buildings … Continue reading
Though this video only briefly touches on Eero Saarinen’s connection to Michigan, through Cranbrook, it provides a nice overview of some of his major architectural work, as well as his contributions to furniture design. From the YouTube description: “From KETC, … Continue reading
In the November 16, 2009 issue of Newsweek, Cathleen McGuigan discusses Aline Saarinen, the wife of Eero Saarinen. McGuigan makes a compelling case that Mrs. Saarinen should be better known today for her own accomplishments – which are many, and … Continue reading
Constructed in 1962, 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 half baths, 6174 square feet. See the full listing and many photos here. Thanks to the folks at No Pattern Required for the info.
1958 Quad-level house designed by Elmer Manson and Norman Carver. 3600+ square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Located in East Lansing, Michigan. Additional details and photographs can be found here.