2021 Year-End Appeal

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For the pioneering homeowners and public site administrators who founded the Conservancy, the need for an organization with a sharp focus on preservation was clear. Over more than thirty years, we have maintained that focus. Our work is often quiet, taking place behind the scenes. This year we acquired preservation easements on two additional Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings. We perform routine monitoring to safeguard the 24 easements we hold, consulting…

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2021 Annual Conference DVDs Available for Purchase

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A recording of the Conservancy’s 2021 annual conference, Interpreting Wright, now available for purchase. This DVD set includes all session recordings and tour videos from the conference; everything that was available to registrants to view on demand in the Event Hub. Recordings that are included: Welcome to Buffalo video Conference Opening & Kleinhans Music Hall Tour Conservancy Annual Meeting Thursday Education Session Friday Education Session Saturday Education Session & Keynote…

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Robert “Bob” McCoy, Preservationist

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Robert “Bob” McCoy of Mason City, Iowa, passed away at age 93. He and his wife, Bonnie, were the longtime owners of Walter Burley Griffin’s Blythe House in Mason City. Bob was a dedicated preservationist and member of the Conservancy’s board. With his 1968 article on Mason City in The Prairie School Review, he helped bring the town’s significant architectural heritage to the attention of a wider audience. He was…

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Bidding now open in the Conservancy’s 2021 silent auction

The Silent Auction, one of the Conservancy’s most popular annual fundraisers, typically takes place online each year in conjunction with the Conservancy’s Annual Conference. The Auction offers rare Wright memorabilia, artwork, collectibles, experiences at Wright sites, books, and more. All proceeds from the auction support our mission of preserving Wright’s remaining structures. The 2021 Silent Auction will open at 12 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, October 12. A link to browse the…

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