Rudolph’s Walker Guest House replicated at the Ringling Museum of Art

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Friday, October 16, 2015
A replica of the Walker Guest House (Courtesy Jenny Acheson)

A replica of Rudolph’s Walker Guest House (Courtesy Jenny Acheson)

It’s no Palace of Versailles, but the Sarasota Architectural Foundation (SAF) has reproduced Paul Rudolph‘s 1952 Walker Guest House on the grounds of the Ringling Museum of Art. Using Rudolph’s plans and Ezra Stoller‘s interior photographs, the foundation commissioned a faithful replica, down to the magazines on the coffee table.

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Bertrand Goldberg’s Chicago Prentice Hospital Denied Landmark Status, Again

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Ceci n'est pas une landmark? (ChicagoGeek/Flickr)

Ceci n’est pas une landmark? (ChicagoGeek/Flickr)

Amid the latest in a series of temporary reprieves, Bertrand Goldberg’s former Prentice Women’s Hospital was again denied landmark status by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks.

Despite once again turning out a crowd of supporters who contributed hours of impassioned testimony, many preservationists were unsurprised by an outcome that they chalked up to political determinism.

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