MENU
CLOSE

Barbara Gordon Named New Executive Director

The board of directors of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy is pleased to announce that Barbara Gordon will succeed Janet Halstead as the Conservancy’s executive director. Gordon, a resident of Oak Park, Illinois, was employed from 1994 to 2015 by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, including as Director of Adult Education and Volunteers and as Vice President of Program Operations. Since then, she has worked on program development for Unity Temple…

Read More

Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture Maintains Its Accreditation

By Sandra Shane-DuBow

The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture’s application to operate as an entity independent from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation was approved by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) in late February of this year. This decision allows the School to maintain its accreditation as an independent institution of higher learning. The School, established as an apprentice program in 1932 by Frank Lloyd Wright and initially accredited in 1987, had been…

Read More

Read: Frank Lloyd Wright in the News

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…

Read More

First Thorpe Fellows Reflect on San Francisco Conference

Photo by Mark Hertzberg

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…

Read More

Read: Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy in the News

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…

Read More
More News