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Mel Gibson selling custom ‘Frank Lloyd Wright’ home

Take a video tour! TMZ reports that actor-director-lunatic Mel Gibson is parting with a four-bedroom home in Sherman Oaks that he’s owned since 2009. According to the trusty gossip site, Gibson’s ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva had been...Show More Summary

Exclusive: Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s unbuilt cooperative housing project

Created for a group of autoworkers and teachers near Detroit, these unbuilt homes show the architect designing for the common man. Frank Lloyd Wright often fancied himself an architect of the common man, and while the cost of hiring him suggested otherwise, he did create numerous projects meant to elevate the lives of those with more modest means. Show More Summary

Lakefront Frank Lloyd Wright house with original furniture returns to market

It’s considered one of Wright’s final designs One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s final designs has just gone on the market in Virginia Beach. Known as the Cooke House, the 3,000-square-foot home was the result of a letter written by Maude and Andrew Cooke in 1951 that began thusly: "Dear Mr. Show More Summary

The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative wants to bring back lost masterpieces

Founder and filmmaker Michael Miner wants to restore great buildings lost to “short-sighted, capricious changes in taste.” Hundreds of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings are still standing, providing a catalog of the architect’s creativity and influence. Show More Summary

Modern Architecture's Most Intense Rivalry

In Architecture's Odd Couple, historian Hugh Howard examines the fraught relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. In Architecture's Odd Couple, historian Hugh Howard examines the fraught relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. Show More Summary

Long-lost Frank Lloyd Wright pavilion will be rebuilt in Canadian town

Revived recreation space was one of only two Canadian projects by Wright. After a flood damaged Frank Lloyd Wright’s elegant Banff Park Pavilion in 1939, the building was tragically demolished, a little more than 25 years after it was completed. Show More Summary

Frank Lloyd Wright homeowner wants historic designation removed

The seller believes that it hurts its appeal to potential buyers Here’s an interesting question: Would a historical designation hinder or help the sale of a property? According to the Journal Gazette, Richard Herber, owner of the only...Show More Summary

Augmented Urban Reality

In their book “The Intellectual Versus the City,” published in 1962, Morton and Lucia White pointed out that from Thomas Jefferson to Ralph Waldo Emerson to Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s brainiac class has generally regarded cities with fear and distaste. Show More Summary

Impressive Frank Lloyd Wright House in Nevada Asks $500K

Yes, Nevada 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. Location: Boulder City, Nevada Price: $500,000 It’s...Show More Summary

Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Passed Over by UNESCO World Heritage Committee

A group nomination of 10 of the architect's masterworks was referred for later consideration. An effort to get a selection of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most important works recognized by one of the world’s foremost cultural heritage organizations...Show More Summary

UNESCO — with its "World Heritage" site designation — honors Le Corbusier and snubs Frank Lloyd Wright.

The test is “outstanding universal value” to humanity, and as The Washington Post presents it...Among the nearly two-dozen new sites inscribed on the list are Canada’s Mistaken Point, rough Newfoundland cliffs studded with some of the...Show More Summary

See Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House Taken Over by Psychedelic Art

The event opens to the public this weekend for free An L.A.-based multimedia artist is having his way with Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House. This weekend, the gorgeous home and the park where it’s perched will be transformed into...Show More Summary

A Frank Lloyd Wright Home Is Selling For Cheap in Chicago

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

One of the architect's pre-cut houses is currently on the market.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Largest New Jersey House Asks $2.2M

Original seating still intact 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. Location: Bernardsville,...Show More Summary

Let Ken Burns explain Chicago's history on this tour

Get an in-depth look at the Windy City’s history and culture in a special event that focuses on themes from three of Ken Burns' series: “Prohibition,” “Jazz" and "Frank Lloyd Wright." The five-day tour, presented by Burns and Tauck tour company, offers a look at the years 1871 to 1933, a pivotal...

What Are You Reading This Summer? (Curious Monday)

When I heard about Architecture's Odd Couple, the new bio about Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson, I couldn't wait to read it. I have a thang for architecture, and reading about the friendly rivalry between these two opposites was too appealing to pass up. It's my summer reading. What's on your list? About CM Continue reading...

Nonfiction: In ‘Architecture’s Odd Couple,’ It’s Philip Johnson vs. Frank Lloyd Wright

Two outsize personalities, Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson, embodied contending forces in modern architecture.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pioneering Example of Accessible Design, The Laurent House

Designed for a client who used a wheelchair, the home made its owner realize his capabilities, not his disabilities. Frank Lloyd Wright called the home "his little gem," and would tell potential clients making the trip from Chicago to Taliesin to stop by and visit to get a sense of his style. Show More Summary

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