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Piasa to offer works by designer, artist, socialite & fashion museum Gabriella Crespi

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

She was born in 1922 and grew up in Tuscany, near Florence, before studying architecture at the Politecnico in Milan, where she discovered Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. She married into one of Italy?s wealthiest families, who owned the Corriere della Sera and a textiles empire. Show More Summary

A Frank Lloyd Wright House Is One Of America's Most Endangered Historic Places

A local foundation is raising funds to restore it. Years of exposure to hurricanes and high winds have taken their toll on Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring House, the only private residence the architect designed in Florida. This year, the National Trust For Historic Preservation has listed the home as one of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. Read Full Story

Spiralling Tensions at Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture School

3 days agoArts : ArtsBeat

The school's board of governors and the Wright Foundation's board are battling over the future of the school.

Wright Stuff: Looks like the Frank Lloyd Wright...

Looks like the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture might lose its accreditation, as it apparently is "no longer meeting requirements" set by the Higher Learning Commission. Founded by the starchitect himself in 1932, the college, which is split between...

Crowdfunding to Save Frank Lloyd Wright’s Spring House in Tallahassee

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Spring House in Tallahassee, Florida, was recently listed on the “11 Most Endangered Historic Places in America” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Spring House Institute is trying to save it. They have started

Frank Lloyd Wright School Of Architecture Could Lose Its Accreditation

The 82-year-old legendary architecture school may no longer be able to produce future architects. The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, opened in 1932 by its legendary namesake, is in danger of losing its accreditation to offer a Master of Architecture degree. Show More Summary

Preservation Watch: Advocates Fight to Save Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring House

Photo via Preserve Spring House Topping the list of imperiled historic buildings out there, starchitect Frank Lloyd Wright's 1954 Spring House—a hemicycle family home on the edge of Tallahassee, Fla.—is the star of a new internet crowd-funding campaign that hopes...

House of the Day: 1965 Gem by Frank Lloyd Wright Associate John Howe Asks $2M

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to view the full...

House of the Day: 1965 Gem by Frank Lloyd Wright Associate John Howe Asks $2M

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to view the full...

Wright Stuff: A Makeover Nearly Destroyed This Frank Lloyd Wright Home

According to Zillow, "the money grabbers almost got this Frank Lloyd Wright house," after a supremely bad renovation job in the '80s—there were tacky new columns and decorative, roof-top pineapples involved, apparently—"appalled...

Wright Stuff: A Makeover Nearly Destroyed This Frank Lloyd Wright Home

According to Zillow, "the money grabbers almost got this Frank Lloyd Wright house," after a supremely bad renovation job in the '80s—there were tacky new columns and decorative, roof-top pineapples involved, apparently—"appalled...

In Praise of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Midwestern Design Virtues

Celebrity architects are in bad odor these days. The roll call of brand-name globe-trotters is full of aging icons (Koolhaas, Gehry, Hadid, Foster, Calatrava, Safdie, Nouvel, etc.) who have committed acts of unspeakable grandiosity. Their immense white waves and shiny curves, their jaunty walls and teetering cantilevers remain popular with... More »

TV Time: Architizer has an amazing Frank Lloyd...

Architizer has an amazing Frank Lloyd Wright "crash course" that uses wallpaper found in Full House, a motif based on Frank Lloyd Wright's Avery Coonley Playhouse clerestory windows, as the one and only example of his work. "But wait, the...

PriceChopper: One of Frank Lloyd Wright's only...

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's only townhouses has just relisted with a $90,000 price cut. Chicago's Roloson Houses, built in 1892, were added to the National Register of Historic Places in '77, though, due to a 1981 fire, no longer...

Houses With Checkered Pasts That Are Currently For Sale

3 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

The Sowden House, built by Lloyd Wright, the son of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful, unique structure, sometimes referred to as the "Jaws house" for its windows that resemble a shark's open mouth, was built in 1926. Show More Summary

Wright Stuff: Having been saved from demolition in...

Having been saved from demolition in the early '90s and treated to a $1.5-million restoration that rolled back some truly horrific alterations, Frank Lloyd Wright's only commission in Houston, Texas is now on the market for $3.2 million. Curbed National...

Wright Stuff: Frank Lloyd Wright's Only Houston Commission Lists for $3.2M

Saved from subdivision-hungry developers and given a $1.5M restoration, the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Houston has returned to the market, heralded by the Wall Street Journal. Designed by the UNESCO-spotlighted wizard of organic architecture with low ceilings,...

Time Capsules: Pristine Piece of Earthy Bay Area Modernism Asks $1.16M

Recently added to the mixed bag of for-sale homes by Frank Lloyd Wright students is a $1.16M single-story three-bedroom in Walnut Creek, Calif., that hardly looks a day older than when it was built, in 1948. Or, for lack...

Wright Stuff: Chicago Patterns reveals the fractal geometric...

Chicago Patterns reveals the fractal geometric shapes in the façade of Frank Lloyd Wright's Roloson Rowhouses in Chicago. Designed in 1894 as one of the starchitect's earliest commissions, the mathematical homes—one of which is currently for sale—adhere to both the...

Frank Lloyd Wright’s restored A.C. Roadster to debut at Arizona Concours d’Elegance

last monthVehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com

Frank and Olgivanna Lloyd Wright in the 1937 A.C. 16/80 at Taliesin West. Photos courtesy Arizona Concours d’Elegance. In 1948, architect Frank Lloyd Wright fell in love with a 1937 A.C. 16/80 Two-Seat Sport Competition Roadster, reportedly seen in passing parked on a Chicago street. A deal was struck to acquire the rare British car, […]

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