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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | History

6 edition of Leisurama Now found in the catalog.

Leisurama Now

by Paul Sahre

  • 140 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Princeton Architectural Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • Architecture,
  • History - General,
  • Residential,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Architecture / History,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Housing,
  • Montauk,
  • New York (State),
  • Seaside architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12191315M
    ISBN 101568987099
    ISBN 109781568987095

      Mom tells us check our local PBS listings for a new documentary, “Leisurama.” It’s the story of a vacation-home development in Montauk, NY. Read about it below– there’s also a book (different author) — and a little bit of from YouTube, too. Summertime – and the living is easy, especially if you have one [ ]. Paul Sahre is the author of Two-Dimensional Man ( avg rating, ratings, 16 reviews), Leisurama Now ( avg rating, 15 ratings, 4 reviews, publis /5(40).

      Homes that sold for under $20, in are now fetching well over $, In May , for instance, the ultra-cool Leisurama at 33 Pinetree Drive went on the market for $, It ended up going into contract just one week after listing, and closed for $, in August.   The Leisurama wasn't perfect, but it was a great way to have a modest getaway home that exhibits modern design. Models and Floor Plans Below are the floor plans of the three models as they appeared in a Macy's sales brochure.

    The Macy's homes were the subject of the book Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone, by Paul Sahre. In , his Pearlroth house was named one of the "10 Best Houses in the Hamptons." See also [ edit ]Born: Andrew Michael Geller, Ap , Brooklyn, .   With Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone, writer/designer Paul Sahre explores a short-lived product of early ’60s consumer optimism which ties into that basic need — the affordable middle-class summer beach house. Specifically, this book chronicles a tract of homes built under the promise-filled name of Leisurama.


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Leisurama Now by Paul Sahre Download PDF EPUB FB2

Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone, by NYC graphic design who's-who Paul Sahre, reminds us that our version is a pale imitation of the post-World War II originals Not only does Sahre's assiduous homage gather more fuels to fight tear-down culture, it also makes us rethink colored Formica/5(10).

Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone/5(10).

Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone [Paul Sahre] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It was the ultimate turnkey operationdown to the color-coordinated toothbrushes in the bathroom. All you needed were your clothes and a six-pack Frank Tauma/5(10).

Leisurama, thought Sahre at the time, deserved to be a book. And so it is. And a fine one. Ostensibly, Leisurama is about a marketing experiment at the tip of Long Island that never realized its potential.

Even more so, it’s a book about America’s middle-class ambitions, diversions and desire for change. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Designer revisits Leisurama in new book. That book presented a photographic journey of the history of the Gettysburg battles through a series of “then and now shots,” Mr. Sahre said.

LEISURAMA NOW"It was the ultimate turnkey operationdown to the color-coordinated toothbrushes in the bathroom. All you needed were your clothes and a six-pack" Frank Tauma, Montauk real estate broker Who doesn't dream of owning a second home at the beach?Brand: Paul Sahre. Buy Leisurama Now 1 by Sahre, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). Leisurama Now (Inglés) Tapa dura – 30 abril de Paul Sahre (Autor) › Visita la página de Amazon Paul Sahre. Encuentra todos los libros, lee sobre el autor y más. Resultados de búsqueda para este autor. Paul Sahre (Autor) 4,5 de 5 estrellas 6 valoraciones Reviews: 6.

He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Op-Ed page, a member of Alliance Graphic International, and the author of Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone,a loving look at a short-lived product of early '60s consumer optimism: affordable middle-class summer homes/5(3).

Genre/Form: Electronic book Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sahre, Paul. Leisurama now. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, In Leisurama, author Paul Sahre uncovers the mystery of this legendary slice of architectural Americana and lovingly documents its forty-year history with a treasure trove of text, photographs, historical documentation, and oral histories.

Two hundred and fifty Leisurama houses were built at Culloden Shores in Montauk, Long Island. Leisurama Now: A sweet real-life 60s utopia. Taken as a whole, the book is a nostalgic snapshot of the way things almost were.

sample pages from Leisurama Now. Leisurama Now. Fig. —Then: Leisurama, Bayberry Road, Culloden Shores, Fig. —Now. Leisurama was a line of inexpensive prefabricated houses which were available for purchase through Macy's department stores in the United States in the mids.

The precursor to the final design was shown at the American National Exhibition in Moscow, which provoked the noted Kitchen Debate between Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. CLASSIC LEISURAMA AT DITCH PLAINS - $ avg/night - Montauk - Amenities include: Internet, Air Conditioning, Pets Welcome, TV, Satellite or cable, Washer & Dryer, Children Welcome, Parking, No Smoking, Heater Bedrooms: 3 Sleeps: 6 Pet friendly Minimum stay from 3 night(s) Bookable directly online - Book vacation rental with Vrbo/5(20).

From "Splitnik," Geller later developed the Leisurama home. A newspaper advertisement suggests the Leisurama homes were widely sold in Florida, but so far Andrew has been unable to locate them.

As a graphic designer I am familiar with Sahre's book covers and print material, which Two Dimensional Man includes, but there is a lot more behind the scenes- wi I previously read Paul Sahre's texts Leisurama Now and Hello World, enjoying both in regard to design and content- discussing a niche subject matter and making it pleasant and appealing/5.

A s Leisurama in northern Montauk has sold after just three months on the market. Located at 1 Gannet Drive, the funky prefab was originally asking $, when it was listed for sale at the end of October, found a buyer less than a month later, and closed earlier this week for $,Author: Grace Cassidy.

Flip through the Leisurama Now book, which has more photos, Gothamist is a website about New York City news, arts and events, and food, brought to you by New York Public Radio. - Explore silverellanyc's board "Leisurama" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Montauk lighthouse, Montauk long island and Scrapbook images pins.

Directed by Jake Gorst. With Brad Baker, Andrew Geller, David Goodman, Laura Goodman/10(11).While Jake Gorst was over at The Cool House I got him to sign my copy of Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone that had arrived the previous day. The book by graphic designer Paul Sahre, is a comprehensive look at the Leisurama phenomenon, which for Sahre began the day he started looking for a summer rental on Long Island and wound up at Culloden Shores at Montauk where some