Frank Lloyd Wright in New York: The Plaza Years, 1954 Ð 1959

Tue, Aug 4, 2009
Gibbs Smith Publisher 2008

05:00 Taliesin East, Jane King Hession

17:35 Battling the “Glass Box Boys” Courting the New Consumer, Debra Pickrel

31:10 In the Spotlight Master of the Medium, Jane King Hession

44:25 The Guggenheim Rising After Wright, Debra Pickrel

53:20 Question and Answer, D.P. and J.K.H.

Jane King Hession

Jane King Hession, a native of Nyack, New York, received her M.Arch. from the University of Minnesota. An architectural writer and historian with interests in Frank Lloyd Wright and mid-century modernism, she is the coauthor of Ralph Rapson: Sixty Years of Modern Design. Hession resides in Alexandria, Virginia.

Debra Pickrel

Debra Pickrel is a New York journalist who has written on architecture and design for Architectural Record, House Beautiful, Metropolis, and Preservation. She is also the author of A Day in Turtle Bay, a walking tour of her Manhattan neighborhood with a foreword by Walter Cronkite. A former board member of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, Pickrel is a journalism graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her M.A. in Historic Preservation from Goucher College. She is a native of Richmond, Virginia.

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