Sooner Play Park Look Back October 09 2014

After the news yesterday that the Bruce Goff-designed Sooner Play Park Tower has been restored and re-installed in Bartlesville, OK, Nelson Brackin sends a link to some vintage photos he took of the Tower in 1974. See them here.

Goff's Sooner Tower Restored October 08 2014

The Bruce Goff-designed Sooner Play Tower, which was de-constructed recently for restoration, was re-installed Tuesday October 7, 2014 at Bartlesville, OK's Sooner Park. Read more about it here.

Image credit: Tony Lehmer

Lyrical Geometry: Music And The Ford House October 06 2014

Don't miss a unique music and architecture event at Bruce Goff’s historic Ford House in Aurora, IL. On Saturday, November 8, 2014, Third Coast Percussion will perform their own musical arrangements of architect Bruce Goff’s player piano compositions while Luftwerk will create a dynamic lighting installation responding to the house and the music.

Ticket cost includes live performance and installation, hors d’oeuvres, drinks, live performance and a shuttle from Third Coast Percussion’s rehearsal studio in Chicago. All proceeds go to support Third Coast Percussion’s education, performance and commissioning activities. Get more info and your tickets here.

Goff's Myron Bachman House For Sale August 29 2014

Curbed Chicago reports that Bruce Goff's Myron Bachman House, a 1948 remodel of an 1890 house in Chicago, is on the market for $599,000. The home is a futuristic melding of angled corrugated aluminum and Chicago common brick. The listing is on Zillow, but no interior photos. See more here.

Shuttered Tulsa Club Kept Up To Code August 19 2014

Tulsa World reports that despite being shuttered and up for sale, the Bruce Goff-designed Tulsa Club building (1927) is being kept up to city code enforcement standards, including more lighting, the addition of stairwell railings, repaired elevator doors and shafts, and the clearing of combustibles from the building. This is good to hear, especially since the Tulsa Club has been neglected for so long and the victim of fires in the past. Read more about it here.

Skyline Ink's Goff Animations July 12 2014

Bob B. sends a link to Skyline Ink's 3D animations of Bruce Goff’s unbuilt projects as part of the "Bruce Goff: Creative Mind" exhibit. Watch these fantastic animations here.