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First stop, Fred Francis' Woodland Palace

First stop, Fred Francis' Woodland Palace

Ahhhh…it’s good to be back on the road for a long stretch.  I headed out this morning from home, with a few “upgrades” in my arsenal of road trip necessities.  Although purists might deride the GPS experience, I do have to say that it is mighty…

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Robert Bruno, architect and sculptor of the Steel House, 1945-2008

Robert Bruno, architect and sculptor of the Steel House, 1945-2008

Robert Bruno’s Metal Mansion  |  Ransom Canyon, TX On-going  sculpture/home since 1973 (On April 12 of 2008, I had a great afternoon at the home of Robert Bruno.  This is an excerpt from my blog that day ) I headed to Ransom Canyon to meet…

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meanwhile back at the ranch…and the canyon

meanwhile back at the ranch…and the canyon

Cadillac Ranch |  Amarillo, TX  |  Stanley Marsh 3 and Ant Farm In a cow pasture along eastbound I-40 between exits 60 and 62.  Exit onto the frontage road, then enter the pasture through an unlocked gate. Almost 25 years ago, 2 friends and I…

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Boston Avenue Church

Boston Avenue Church

Boston Avenue Church   |  1301 South Boston  |  Tulsa, OK  |  Completed June 9, 1929 Another sunny, yet bitterly cold and windy day in the Midwest.  Larry (Narrow Larry from Houston) has raved about this church for years, and it was about time I saw it….

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Milwaukee Museum of Art

Milwaukee Museum of Art

Milwaukee Museum of Art 700 N. Art Museum Drive |  Milwaukee, WI  |  414-224-3220 Sitting on the shore of Lake Michigan, the spectacular Quadracci Pavilion, designed by Santiago Calatrava, the Milwaukee Museum of Art features a 90-foot high glass-walled reception hall enclosed by a whale-rib-like sunscreen that…

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Miles Miner Kellogg Boat Houses

Miles Miner Kellogg Boat Houses

Miles Miner Kellogg Boat Houses Miles Minor Kellogg  |  unknown  |  Encinitas, CA Vernacular architecture  |  Built ca. 1928 Miles Minor Kellogg was an early recycler.   Hailing from the Great Lakes area of Michigan, he moved to this Southern California town, bringing seafaring and building…

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