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Dan Chavkin Sells Collector-Worthy Architectural Design Books

Dan Chavkin Pop Up Shop

“When the book, Modern California Houses: Case Study Houses 1945-62 was published, it unleashed the talents of some of the great architectural minds like Richard Neutra, Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, and A. Quincy Jones. Sponsored by Arts and Architecture magazine, the experiments in American residential architecture were for a group of emerging architects to create housing for the post World War II boom of new homeowners.

One Twitter user paid homage to the author, Esther McCoy, by saying, “No one can write about architecture in California without acknowledging her (McCoy) as the mother of us all.”

Dan Chavkin understands the value of such books, so much so that the Palm Springs architectural photographer has devoted a pop-up bookcase inside the Shops at Thirteen Forty-Five to sell them, including McCoy’s…”

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