Archinect - Features 2014-08-02T02:34:50-04:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/52668208/lautner-s-concannon-residence-from-dust-to-dust Lautner's Concannon Residence, from Dust to Dust Orhan Ayyüce 2012-07-02T12:35:00-04:00 >2013-08-27T15:24:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/38/38bglosbji8q6a1z.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> John Lautner's Concannon Residence, designed in 1960, was built in a blurry area contested by the cities of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles, with BH having the post office address but not collecting the property taxes. Both cities have a sad track record with the protection of historically significant structures, and have countless modernist architecture bones in their walk-in closets. Both are gleaming their real estate teeth, and are penchant for greed and mediocre architecture. And both have a negligible clue of the cultural values bestowed upon them by their architectural heritage.</p>