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Survey on Usonian Houses Reveals Common Concerns

As a part of its mission to facilitate the preservation of Wright’s existing structures, the Conservancy continually researches best practices for the preservation and maintenance of those structures. We strive to make information on those practices available to the owners and stewards of Wright-designed structures. As a part of this process, last fall the Conservancy partnered with Emily Butler, a graduate student in the preservation studies program at Tulane University,…

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Efforts to Landmark Buffalo Houses Meet with Resistance

Photo by Patrick J. Mahoney

Along with the Martin House, Buffalo is home to two other notable excellent examples of Wright’s Prairie period: the Heath House (1903) and the Davidson House (1908). Efforts by the City of Buffalo to designate the Heath and Davidson Houses as city landmarks, which would protect the houses from future alteration, have met with resistance from the owners of the houses. On March 1 the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy…

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REGISTER NOW FOR OUT AND ABOUT WRIGHT: MODERNISM IN CENTRAL IOWA

Mason City’s trove of prairie-style architecture gets much attention in the Wright community, but the Conservancy’s first Out and About Wright tour in Iowa, May 4-6, 2018, will focus on Wright’s seldom-seen Usonians and a number of modern architectural treasures in the state’s central and south-central regions. The work of prominent local architects will be seen alongside Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony, John Howe, Louis Sullivan,…

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PUBLIC SITE DIRECTORS SUMMIT AT WINGSPREAD SCHEDULED FOR MARCH

In 2017, Wright public sites around the country celebrated the 150th anniversary of Wright’s birth with exhibitions, special tours, publications and new ideas. Building upon the momentum of the past year, the directors of Wright public sites across the country have once again been invited to attend a collaborative three-day summit jointly organized by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and The Johnson Foundation at…

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Frank Lloyd Wright Building in Montana Demolished Despite Efforts to Save

Photo by Matt Baldwin/Daily Inter Lake

UPDATE: The building was demolished after hours on Jan. 10, less that two hours after final terms of an offer to buy the building were rejected. Montana Public Radio has video of the demolition.  For background up to Jan. 8 please see our previous news post, “Efforts Underway to Save Montana Wright Building by Jan. 10.” Demolition is expected to proceed on the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Lockridge Medical Clinic building…

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