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A Chat With The Information Architect Of “TED” ~Richard Saul Wurman (reprise)

This is a story I did on Richard Saul Wurman on October 19th of 2010. I drove up to his Newport mansion called “The Orchard” which is now for sale to talk to him. What a home! That was some day, oh and the scarf he is wearing, I knitted that for him…I knew he Read more…

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Falling Water”

This is very cool. I grew up in South Bend, Indiana where Frank Lloyd Wright built a few homes so I learned all about this famed architect at an early age. Among the splendors he built was a work of art in Pennsylvania called “Falling Water.” Here is a 3-D tour of this amazing house Read more…

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The Gilded Age, Northeast America

A Long Island architect has found a niche, Gary Lawrance is making a living building tiny models of mansions which are in The Hamptons on Long Island. Lawrance’s love for the Gilded Age has also lead him to become an author of the book “Houses Of The Hamptons” and he is also a lecturer on Read more…

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The House That Duo Built

This is one of architect Duo Dickinson‘s latest coastal Connecticut projects, an empty nester home that is four stories high along Long Island Sound. Full disclosure here, I have known Duo for years,  our kids went to school together, and he serves on the board of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center with me. We’re Read more…

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World Famous Sculptor Calls Connecticut Home

Think of Gilbert Boro’s architecturally gorgeous 3,500 square foot studio in Old Lyme, Connecticut as a kind of Santa’ s workshop for sculptors. There is everything you need from widgets to chain to wood, metal, steel, aluminum, spray paint, glue, welding torches and on and on to make enormous outdoor works of art. His models Read more…

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An Art Deco Beauty in New Haven, CT

 This gem of a building is tucked in between high rises in downtown New Haven, you might not even notice and that’s why I’m pointing it out to you. This building is quite famous. Built in 1938 by Meriden, Connecticut’s, Douglas Orr, this was the headquarters to what was then Southern New England Telephone. Orr Read more…

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