Local newspaper articles

An advertisement from the L R Green brick factory, date unknown

Below are some vintage articles about local Adobe construction, with some history of the brick factory in Escondido, and planned housing tracts of Adobe homes.  Cost (compared to conventional construction) and some code requirements for earthquake reinforcing (at the time) are mentioned in the 1968 article.

Paxton Green Adobe SDU 05 01 1949

Adobe Abodes f1 SDU 05 01 1955

Adobe Abodes f2 SDU 05 01 1955

Adobe homes revive SDU F 04 21 1968

Adobe homes revive SDU F8 04 21 1968

Adobe homes revive SDU F9 04 21 1968

Additional articles of Adobe vacation home building in Baja, and of a huge Adobe home in Rancho Santa Fe:

RSF Friedkin SDU f1 May 14 1967

La Mission SDU f8 May 14 1967

RSF Friedkin SDU f9 May 14 1967

RSF Friedkin SDU May 07 1967

Articles about Pauma Valley Country Club, where several Adobe homes were built:

PV Country Club SDU f1 Mar 12 1967

PV Country Club SDU f3 Mar 12 1967

PVCC history SDU B3 Feb 1976

Article about a Larry Weir design adobe spec. house built in Poway, built as a two family project:

Chieftain Newspaper article March 1974 page 1 of 2

Chieftain article page 2

Article about an owner built (with design help from Larry Weir) Adobe home in Vista:

Vista Kelly Adobe home Perkins TA 11- 02 -1980

Articles about Forrest Holly, a blind adobe brick-maker and builder from Ramona:

Holly Blind Man adobe SDU 03 21 1951

Holly Adobe Mt Helix area SDU 08 24 1952

A 1989 L A Times article, an abstract about adobe building, (and how modern code requirements have cooled it), with Jack Weir:

Built to Last Adobe Weir LAT 12 June 89

Another L A Times article from 1975, about a showcase Larry Weir Adobe in San Clemente:

Adobe Larry Weir San Clement LAT 12-7-1975