FROM Peter Loughrey
The Sturges House Goes Up for Bids A 1,200-square-foot Brentwood home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939, and built under the supervision of John Lautner, will be auctioned off on February 21. DnA talks to Los Angeles Modern Auctions founder Peter Loughrey. The first item he sold, 24 years ago: a Frank Lloyd Wright window. Now he’s getting to sell an entire house by the famed architect. The music that concluded the segment about the Sturges House was from Light Screens (2002) a composition scored for flute, violin, viola, piano, and cello by Andrew Norman. It was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s stained glass window designs, which the architect termed "light screens."
San Francisco, Santa Clara challenge Trump's sanctuary policies San Francisco and Santa Clara have filed suit to block President Trump’s executive order to withdraw federal funding from cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration officials. A hearing is set for Friday.
What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike? Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job. We get the details and look at the effects of the last strike.
Neutra landmark, Thom Mayne's home, I.M. Pei turns 100 Pioneering architect Richard Neutra's Silver Lake home has been added to the list of national historic landmarks, with an assist from Rep. Adam Schiff. Thom Mayne's new house in Cheviot Hills replaces the former home of writer Ray Bradbury, and the neighbors like it! Paul Revere Williams posthumously gets AIA's top prize, and I.M. Pei turns 100.
With first DREAMer deported, what's the future of DACA? The first DREAMer has been deported since Donald Trump took office. That’s according to a lawsuit filed in San Diego on behalf of Juan Manuel Montes, who has DACA status. Border agents picked him up in Calexico in February. He was deported after he wasn’t able to produce an I.D.