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Public Wright sites need your help

With so many people staying home, the demand to escape digitally to Wright’s sublime spaces has been unprecedented. That’s why the Conservancy has partnered with public Wright sites around the country to share Wright Virtual Visits. Even when closed, these sites continue to help new people come to understand and appreciate the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. In the weeks and months to come, we ask the Wright community to…

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Booth Cottage on the Move

The Glencoe Historical Society is moving the original portion of the Wright-designed Booth Cottage to a new location. See our previous coverage for more on why and how this is happening.

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Glencoe Historical Society Acquires Lease to Move Booth Cottage

A major hurdle to saving the endangered Booth Cottage in Glencoe, Illinois, was crossed on Jan. 21 when the Glencoe Park District Board of Commissioners passed a land lease agreement with the Glencoe Historical Society (GHS) to allow the nonprofit to move and maintain the Wright-designed cottage in Park 7N in Glencoe, near the Ravine Bluffs neighborhood in which it’s currently located. The vote passed 4-1, on the condition that…

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UPDATED: Lykes House Sold at Auction

UPDATED 10/17/19: The Lykes House in Phoenix, Arizona, considered Wright’s last residential design, has sold for nearly $1.7 million at auction Oct. 16. Heritage Auctions held the auction without a reserve price. Wright created the design for the house just days before his death in 1959. John Rattenbury of Taliesin Associated Architects, Wright’s successor firm, brought the house to completion in 1968. The Associated Press reports: Out of nearly 20 bids…

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