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Welcome to the New SaveWright.org!

Photo by Mark Hertzberg

It has been more than 10 years since the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy last debuted a new website. The all-new SaveWright.org continues to highlight the latest news relevant to our mission to save Wright, guides to all of Wright’s extant buildings, our listing of Wright-designed buildings on the market, details on upcoming Conservancy events and events happening around the Wright world, and valuable resources for anyone who appreciates Wright. But, as…

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First Thorpe Fellows Reflect on San Francisco Conference

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The Conservancy’s 2016 conference in San Francisco welcomed the inaugural participants of the John G. Thorpe Young Professionals and Students Fellowship, which was created in memory of longtime Conservancy board member and tireless preservation advocate, architect John G. Thorpe. Suzan Ozcelik, an architectural designer with Mark Cavagnero Associates Architects in San Francisco, and Matthew Palmquist, a first-year graduate student in UC Berkeley’s Master of Architecture program, were selected as the…

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Conservancy Executive Director Janet Halstead To Retire in Spring

The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, which has its headquarters in Chicago, regretfully announces the retirement of Janet Halstead, its executive director for the past eight years, effective this spring. The Conservancy is initiating a search for her replacement. Under Halstead’s leadership, the Conservancy has continued its mission of facilitating the preservation and maintenance of the remaining built structures designed by Wright. She has been instrumental in the Conservancy’s successful…

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Register Now for Out and About Wright: Chicago Points West

Photo by Nels Akerlund

The Chicago area is home to the largest concentration of Wright-designed buildings in the world, but few travel far enough afield to see the full range of Wright’s work in northern Illinois, which includes some of the earliest works of Wright’s careers and some of the latest, Prairie-style houses and Usonians, a farmhouse and Wright’s only house designed for a person in a wheelchair. Based in suburban Oak Brook, Illinois,…

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Steelcase and Forward Space Redesign the Conservancy Office

The Conservancy’s office in Chicago’s historic Monadnock Building has been in need of a makeover for some time. Overstuffed filing cabinets with a quarter century’s worth of files on Wright buildings, mismatched shelving and rickety Ikea furniture greeted the office staff every day. Now thanks to Steelcase and Forward Space, and the initiative of Conservancy board member George Meyer, our offices are now outfitted in sleek furniture and storage solutions donated…

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