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gardenista Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-27-06 07:42 PM
Response to Reply #40
56. This is no Falling Water.
It is not a particularly interesting structure, and in my opinion it is not worth saving.

Whatever Jobs builds will probably be so in the future.

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  -Apple's Jobs Fights Preservationists Who Want to Save His House shugah  Feb-27-06 06:56 AM   #0 
  - "Jobs says he never liked the 30-room Jackling House" ...  meegbear   Feb-27-06 06:57 AM   #1 
  - Maybe he liked the site? The view? The commute to Infinite Loop Drive?  Tesha   Feb-27-06 07:01 AM   #3 
  - I've seen beautiful property myself ...  meegbear   Feb-27-06 07:10 AM   #5 
  - This may be true for you, but it's not true for everyone. (NT)  Tesha   Feb-27-06 07:11 AM   #6 
     - I guess if you can afford to tear down a historic home, then yes ...  meegbear   Feb-27-06 07:14 AM   #7 
        - Apparently Jobs simply regards historic architecture as a block to his  Dutch   Feb-27-06 03:29 PM   #46 
  - Hey it's on SIX acres  xxqqqzme   Feb-27-06 06:14 PM   #51 
  - Perhaps he liked the property, terrain, and location a lot. (n/t)  Catch22Dem   Feb-27-06 07:02 AM   #4 
  - As an architectural historian, I am offended  48percenter   Feb-27-06 07:01 AM   #2 
  - as a preservationist, I'm offended, too---maybe I won't buy that new Apple  wordpix   Feb-27-06 12:56 PM   #34 
  - The misguided perception among those who do not understand  Ninga   Feb-27-06 07:21 AM   #8 
  - Jobs has come to the realization he doesn't like the house after 21 years?  AndyA   Feb-27-06 07:24 AM   #9 
  - Why doesn't he build a smaller place on the back three,  Thtwudbeme   Feb-27-06 07:48 AM   #10 
  - I was wondering the same.  Robeson   Feb-27-06 07:54 AM   #11 
  - Interesting,  FlaGranny   Feb-27-06 08:01 AM   #12 
  - B-b-but he's RICH!  Robb   Feb-27-06 08:13 AM   #14 
  - Historic doesn't just mean old.  QC   Feb-27-06 08:18 AM   #16 
  - self-delete  QC   Feb-27-06 08:20 AM   #17 
  - It's historic because of the architect  Whoa_Nelly   Feb-27-06 08:26 AM   #18 
  - Whois puts the site to Clotilde Luce  Robb   Feb-27-06 05:10 PM   #47 
  - Frank Lloyd Wright had plans for buildings in Baghdad...murder of  bobbieinok   Mar-01-06 03:40 AM   #75 
  - It's always interesting when the  FlaGranny   Feb-27-06 08:31 AM   #19 
  - Property rights have never been absolute.  QC   Feb-27-06 09:19 AM   #20 
  - He has offered them the house. All they need to do is move it  alfredo   Feb-27-06 06:02 PM   #49 
  - Fact of the matter is  semillama   Feb-27-06 09:25 AM   #22 
  - I say too bad. Jobs should have thought of that before...  guruoo   Feb-27-06 10:26 AM   #28 
  - Nothing will be historic.....  boilinmad   Feb-27-06 09:25 AM   #23 
     - Tell me about it...  susanna   Feb-27-06 10:13 PM   #65 
  - How many of this architect's house are still in existence  FLDem5   Feb-27-06 08:17 AM   #15 
  - In other words, when in doubt, default ...  guruoo   Feb-27-06 10:18 AM   #26 
  - C'mon Jobs, don't be a dick  Coventina   Feb-27-06 08:01 AM   #13 
  - It's his house...his land...let him do want he wants with it!  Tight_rope   Feb-27-06 09:24 AM   #21 
  - Amen to that.  TriMetFan   Feb-27-06 09:34 AM   #24 
  - So how about instead of knocking down this historic building,  Dutch   Feb-27-06 03:26 PM   #44 
  - AMEN......  boilinmad   Mar-01-06 08:56 AM   #78 
  - I somehow doubt the homeless problem is caused by historic  MisterP   Feb-27-06 06:03 PM   #50 
  - simple answer - SELL IT  shanti   Feb-27-06 09:37 AM   #25 
  - i've got a 1927 house that was converted from a cabin and i'd be extremely  truthisfreedom   Feb-27-06 10:25 AM   #27 
  - Here are pictures of the place  kwassa   Feb-27-06 11:07 AM   #29 
  - Meh.  mgdecombe   Feb-27-06 12:47 PM   #32 
  - A 1925 house is very old for California.  kwassa   Feb-27-06 12:55 PM   #33 
  - lovely place, don't know why he doesn't like it.  wordpix   Feb-27-06 12:58 PM   #35 
  - he says he wants something smaller  northzax   Feb-27-06 02:30 PM   #39 
     - "a lot of house for one man"--so, maybe he could adopt some orphans & give  wordpix2   Feb-28-06 07:24 AM   #68 
  - Is unremarkable  burrowowl   Feb-27-06 01:26 PM   #37 
  - beautiful house. sell it to someone who  xchrom   Feb-27-06 05:13 PM   #48 
     - He Tried Giving It Away  Crisco   Feb-27-06 06:42 PM   #54 
  - The line from L.A. Story...  Javaman   Feb-27-06 11:21 AM   #30 
  - Why doesn't he sell it and let some one who appreciates it have it?  TheGoldenRule   Feb-27-06 11:35 AM   #31 
  - there is no historic preservation district in this town? We have one in  wordpix   Feb-27-06 01:00 PM   #36 
  - To hell with "old". If it's not built in brick or stone and used  DS1   Feb-27-06 02:26 PM   #38 
  - So let's go waste FALLING WATER...  Tyler Durden   Feb-27-06 02:54 PM   #40 
  - ding! ding! ding! winner!  xchrom   Feb-27-06 03:15 PM   #41 
  - Very well said  Dutch   Feb-27-06 03:23 PM   #42 
  - You Can't Compare FLW To This  Crisco   Feb-27-06 06:40 PM   #53 
  - What kind of backward logic is that?  hullbert   Feb-27-06 08:14 PM   #59 
     - Oh Please  Crisco   Feb-27-06 08:57 PM   #60 
        - Matters of taste do not a sound argument make.....  hullbert   Feb-27-06 09:57 PM   #63 
        - Obviously you know NOTHING of Falling Water.  Tyler Durden   Feb-28-06 01:38 PM   #69 
           - Enjoy Insulting People Who Disagree With You That Much?  Crisco   Feb-28-06 05:58 PM   #71 
              - Some could be insulted by your calling their taste a joke....  hullbert   Feb-28-06 06:55 PM   #73 
                 - I Did Not Call Your Taste a Joke  Crisco   Mar-01-06 08:51 AM   #77 
  - This is no Falling Water.  mgdecombe   Feb-27-06 07:42 PM   #56 
     - No offense, but we all know about "opinions"....  Tyler Durden   Feb-28-06 01:42 PM   #70 
        - All you need to do is buy it for like, $1  mgdecombe   Feb-28-06 11:07 PM   #74 
  - It's his house  FyurFly   Feb-27-06 03:24 PM   #43 
  - So much for personal property rights  Texacrat   Feb-27-06 03:26 PM   #45 
  - I'm glad someone finally said it!  JusticeForAll   Feb-27-06 10:13 PM   #66 
  - Woodside is one of the most expensive little towns in the country  Gormy Cuss   Feb-27-06 06:37 PM   #52 
  - Oh, it's been interesting...  mgdecombe   Feb-27-06 07:44 PM   #57 
     - ...  Gormy Cuss   Feb-27-06 10:12 PM   #64 
  - Breaking news: Apple fanboys support Steve Jobs at all costs  pimpbot   Feb-27-06 06:44 PM   #55 
  - not a surprise  minkyboodle   Feb-27-06 07:53 PM   #58 
  - If Bill Gates were doing this,  QC   Feb-27-06 09:35 PM   #61 
  - Exactly, Jobs is being an arrogant, spoiled, rich prick on this one  JCMach1   Feb-27-06 09:45 PM   #62 
  - Before becoming a political activist, I was a preservation activist. I  mod mom   Feb-27-06 10:32 PM   #67 
  - Well, if it was over 100 yrs. I would say yah but it is not.  goforit   Feb-28-06 06:02 PM   #72 
  - endangered sites across the country  bobbieinok   Mar-01-06 03:52 AM   #76 
 

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