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I first met my good friends Jim and Morgan Olson in July 1996. In April 1997 Jim Olson introduced us to his wife’s annual birthday present, Morgan’s Birthday Dance. Each of their Fountainheads had a large dance floor with mirrors, high ceilings, was sound-balanced, and had disco and mood lights so it was held there or occasionally at a larger floor although the attendance was till kept small. Twenty-four people max at Fountainhead or thirty if elsewhere. Jim and Morgan also had the hipist music selection. Selection, not collection, Jim Olson pointed out. Whether it was jazz, classical or here,... (more)
...Many houses are ticky tacky houses. These houses are ubiquitous houses. These houses are boring and too often not even minimally functional. There’s something very special about a home that is elegant, comfortable, tasteful, textured, unique, charming, dynamic, functional, and organic. Fountainhead is such a home and it is an intense study of a home that is technically sound. You do not judge such a work by technical standards alone though. The emotion and sheer artistry displayed in Fountainhead is arrestingly beautiful. The owners did not blindly follow traditional patterns set up by ... (more)
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