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Announcing 2019 Wright Spirit Award Honorees

The Wright Spirit Awards were established in 1991 to honor individuals and organizations who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to preserving Wright’s legacy. The Conservancy’s Awards Committee selects the honorees from nominations received during an open nomination period. This year’s awards will be presented Saturday, Oct. 5 at a gala dinner during our conference in Los Angeles. Tickets ($175) are available by calling 312.663.5500. “There are so many different people…

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Register Now for 2019 Fall Conference

The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy kicks off its 30th anniversary at the 2019 annual conference this fall! Wright’s Influence in Postwar Southern California, Oct. 2-6 in Los Angeles, picks up where the 2005 L.A. conference (focused on the period 1917-1941) left off. We’ll explore Wright’s influence on John Lautner, Richard Neutra, Rudolph Schindler and others whose postwar work in California became highly influential in its own right. Join us…

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Looking Back on Out and About Wright: DFW Modern

More than 100 people from all over the country attended our first major event in Texas, Out and About Wright: DFW Modern. We had a fantastic time touring 15 buildings including Wright’s Kalita Humphreys Theater, private houses by Paul Rudolph, Steven Holl, A. Quincy Jones, Edward Larrabee Barnes, Richard Meier, John Rattenbury, Howard Meyer and Wright apprentice Kelly Oliver, plus behind-the-scenes access at Louis I. Kahn’s landmark Kimbell Museum and…

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Register Now for Wright in Idaho, June 22-23

After a successful sold-out event in 2016, the Conservancy will return to Idaho June 22-23 for a special fundraiser dinner at Teater’s Knoll (1952), Wright in Idaho. The owner of the rarely opened, beautifully restored Wright-designed house will conduct a personal tour, followed by a seated gourmet dinner in the house and breathtaking sunset views. The next day we’ll tour some of the most remarkable contemporary houses in the Sun…

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Program Announced for Out and About Wright: DFW Modern

Photo by Andrew Pielage

UPDATE 2/21: Registration for this event is now full. Contact preservation [at] savewright.org to be put on the wait list. When Wright first visited in the 1930s, historian Charles Marshall writes, he called Dallas “young and architecturally untouched,” Today, the Dallas-Forth Worth area is home to one of the highest concentrations of world-class architecture in the country. While Wright’s 1930s and ’40s residential and hotel designs for Dallas clients were…

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