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gone but not forgotten

i hate reading about an amazing building only to find it has been razed! on occasion, i'll google images to get a visual as to what i'm reading about......or just torture myself.


gone but not forgotten

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Historic Houston stadium being demolished: A piece of Rushmore

James Weiler House

James Weiler House

James Weiler House

James Weiler House, 10911 Wickline Dr. – Houston TX (built 1959; demolished 09/2008; architect: Bowles & Bowles)

another piece of houston's art deco history bites the dust..........

shamrock hotel houston

shamrock hotel houston

stephen fox's "houston architectural guide" contains a section on houston's "gone but not forgotten" architecture.

Groundbreaking interior design of the Larkin Building. 1904-1950.

Larkin Building detail.

Designed and built for the Larkin Soap Company by Frank Lloyd Wright. It was demolished to make room for a truck stop. No truck stop ever materialized.

catalano house, once recognized as the most significant 20th century structure in north carolina.

roof design of catalano house. the home was featured in house + home magazine 1955.

catalano house, raleigh, nc. built 1954; demolished 2000.

While most of Wright's building was destroyed, the iconic central lobby wing and the reflecting pool were disassembled and rebuilt at The Museum Meiji Mura, a collection of buildings (mostly from the Meiji Era) in Inuyama, near Nagoya, where they are open to the public.

rendering of wright's imperial hotel.

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo between 1913–22. The hotel was later demolished. This view of the promenade was part of a 2009 exhibition at the Guggenheim.

frank lloyd wright's imperial hotel, japan.