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Eight Wright Sites Inscribed to UNESCO World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, has officially inscribed The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, which includes eight major works spanning 50 years of Wright’s career, on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The sites in the group inscription span Wright’s influential career. They include Unity Temple (constructed 1906-1909, Oak Park, Illinois), the Frederick C. Robie House (constructed 1910, Chicago, Illinois), Taliesin (begun 1911, Spring Green, Wisconsin), Hollyhock House (constructed 1918-1921, Los…

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Richardson House: A Tale of Three Families

By Lacey Sikora

The Stuart Richardson House in Glen Ridge, New Jersey is for sale, and the unique Wright-designed home offers an unmatched opportunity to live in one of the architect’s Usonian designs. Designed in 1941 for an actuary and his wife, the home was the result of consultations with Wright when he was in New York City designing the Guggenheim Museum. The Richardsons constructed the house in 1951 with input from the…

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Conservancy Seeking Proposals To Move Booth Cottage

The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy is seeking an individual or group to move, reconstruct and restore the Wright-designed Booth Cottage (1913). This is an opportunity to breathe new life into a significant early Wright structure currently located in Glencoe, Illinois. After being owned by the same family since 1956, the Cottage was recently sold. The site on which it stands is to be redeveloped, and the Conservancy is assisting…

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Hoffman House Owners Donate Preservation Easement to Conservancy

Photo by Patrick J. Mahoney

There is no stronger way to protect a historic property than with a preservation easement. This led Tom Tisch, longtime owner of the Hoffman House in Rye, New York, to investigate easements as he and his wife Alice prepared for the sale of their house in 2018. The Tisch family had meticulously maintained the Hoffman House since they bought it in 1992, and they wanted to protect that investment. They…

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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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