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Save the Date: 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 event at Teater’s Knoll (1952). The owner of the rarely opened, beautifully restored house in Bliss will conduct a personal tour, followed by a gourmet dinner. The next day includes a tour of several private houses in the Sun Valley area. Attendance is limited. Details coming soon.

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Register Now for Out and About Wright: DFW Modern

Photo by Andrew Pielage

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 never built, one private house was completed in 1958, the same year construction began on the Kalita Humphreys Theater, the…

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Wright Report : Building Updates and Conservancy Action

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Burnham Block has announced its purchase of the Wright-designed two-family home at 2728-30 West Burnham Street in Milwaukee. It is known as Two Flat, Model C, part of Wright’s American System-Built Homes series and built in 1916. All six Wright buildings on the Burnham Block are now in good hands and will be well cared for, according to the nonprofit, which will begin urgent repairs on the…

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From Wright Tour Guide to Wright Homeowner

By Lacey Sikora

Photo by Maksim Akelin

The Bertha and Sol Friedman House, the first Wright designed for his planned Usonia community in Pleasantville, New York, has found a new set of stewards. The new owners of the 1948 house, Jane and Brian Renz, are Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy members and longtime fans of Wright’s work. Brian Renz notes that he grew up and attended graduate school in Chicago, so he always had an interest in…

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LOOKING BACK ON CONSERVANCY TOUR OF JAPAN

Twenty-five Conservancy members joined us in November for our first major tour of Japan, The Great Living Creative Spirit: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Legacy in Japan. More than 40 sites across the country were visited on the 10-day main tour, including Wright’s Yamamura House, reconstructed Imperial Hotel entrance lobby, and Jiyu Gakuen school for dinner, a concert and a presentation by world-renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Buildings by Wright apprentices Arata…

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