Frank Lloyd Wright: Man, Myth, Architecture.

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Santa Rosa JC Community Education Course by Mark Parry Wed. & Thu. September 25-26, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM 4245 Frank P. Doyle Library, Santa Rosa Campus The AIA recognized Frank Lloyd Wright as ‘the greatest American Architect of all time’ 32 years after his death. They waited that long because Wright said that of himself and they were not pleased. He preferred ‘honest arrogance to hypocritical humility.’ Wright’s radical and dramatic … Read More →

AIAre 2013 Architectural Bike Tour

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Mark Parry donned his historic architectural bike helmet to guide one of three segments of the Redwood Empire AIA 2013 Bike Tour of Santa Rosa. The tour included the 1924 Proctor Terrace and the 1870  McDonald Additions to the city of Santa Rosa. Artisan Architecture was a sponsor of the event. The McDonald Addition was developed by Mark McDonald in 1877. McDonald bought a seat in the San Francisco Stock Exchange after a time as an engineer in … Read More →

Brainard Jones presentation October 29 th 2013

Brainerd Jones. Photo courtesy Petaluma Museum

The work of Artisan Architect Brainerd Jones (1865-1949) will be the topic of a presentation by Mark Parry at the Cloverdale Historical Society on Tuesday October 29th from 7:00-8:00 pm. The discussion will feature the Vintage Towers a residence of his design currently welcoming guests as a Bed and Breakfast Inn. Other works include the Comstock House. A meticulously preserved First Bay Region Tradition grand home in it’s original 1905 condition. Jones who is … Read More →

Join Mark Parry January 9th @ AIA 2013 Membership Lunch Program

AIA Redwood Empire January 2013 Membership Lunch Program January 9, 2013 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Glacer Center 547 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA Reference: http://www.aiare.org/event_detail/1371025-historic-preservation-and-the-california-historic Register: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/312708 Event Details: Historic Preservation and the California Historic Building Code This presentation was endorsed & prepared for the Redwood Empire Association of Code Officials (RECO) Mark Parry, AIA, will outline the key issues of the preservation industry and the Historic Building Code … Read More →