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Register Now for Out and About Wright: New Mexico’s Modern Side

UPDATE 1/29: This event is now wait-list-only. Email preservation@savewright.org to be added to the wait list. Registration is now open to all Conservancy members for Out and About Wright: New Mexico’s Modern Side, May 1-3, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. New Mexico is practically synonymous with adobe-style architecture, but there’s another side to the Land of Enchantment. This is your chance to see hidden gems of modern and organic architecture in the…

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Register Now for Dinner at Auldbrass

Photo by Anthony Peres

A visit to Auldbrass Plantation, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939, provides a singular, once-in-a-lifetime Wright experience. Nearly destroyed by neglect, the multi-building estate has been beautifully restored by its owner, movie producer Joel Silver, setting a gold standard for historic preservation. The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy is the only organization granted access to this private house for an in-depth tour of the estate and intimate dinner party…

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Looking Back on the 2019 Conference

Photo by Benjamin Simpson

Conservancy members from all over the United States as well as Japan, Australia and Israel attended the Conservancy’s 30th annual conference in Los Angeles, Oct. 1-6. Wright’s Influence in Postwar Southern California included educational presentations, tours of spectacular and innovative buildings by Lautner, Neutra, Schindler and other architects Wright influenced, and an advocacy-focused visit to the Freeman House. Exclusive tours of non-public areas of Hollyhock House and the under-restoration Residence A…

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Program Announced for Out and About Wright: DFW Modern

Photo by Andrew Pielage

UPDATE 2/21: Registration for this event is now full. Contact preservation [at] savewright.org to be put on the wait list. 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…

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Wright in Dallas

By Charles Marshall

The story of modern Dallas cannot be told without Frank Lloyd Wright. Before the Kalita Humphreys Theater was built, and long before the sleek geometries of Dallas’ skyline, the vision of Frank Lloyd Wright set the stage for it all. When Wright first visited in the 1930s, in the midst of the Depression, the architect and the city may have seemed an unlikely pair, but had much in common. Dallas,…

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