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Carr House Up for Auction

The Carr House in Glenview, Illinois, designed by Wright in 1950, will come up for auction in mid-July. Learn more. In March, the Conservancy hosted a virtual open house guided by the seller, who grew up in the home. The recording may be viewed below.

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Wright Sites PechaKucha vol. 3

This event has concluded. You can view recordings of the presentations on the PechaKucha website.   Tuesday, June 8 6pm CDT Via Zoom In 2020, Wright Sites x PechaKucha events brought together over 3,000 people from all over the world! Such an enthusiastic response inspired us to carry on with this exciting collaboration between the Westcott House, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy and PechaKucha HQ. On June 8th, 2021, we are teaming…

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Book Talk with Lisa Schrenk on “The Oak Park Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright”

Tuesday, June 15 5:00 p.m. CDT Via Zoom Hear from architectural historian Lisa Schrenk about her new book, which breaks the myth of Wright as the lone genius and reveals new insights into the architect’s early career through the lens of his residential studio in Oak Park between 1898 and 1909. With a rich narrative voice and meticulous detail, Schrenk tracks the practice’s evolution: addressing how the studio fits into…

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Emil Bach House Virtual Tour & Book Talk

On April 20, 2021, members of the Conservancy’s Leadership Circle were invited to a live virtual tour and book talk at the Emil Bach House in Chicago, Illinois. We are pleased to make the video of this event available to the public to view. Event description is below the video. For those wishing to learn more about the house or who might want to book an overnight stay or event,…

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Wright at the Museum: A Conversation with Metropolitan Museum Curator Abraham Thomas

Thursday, May 6 3:00pm CDT Via Zoom Join us for a conversation with Metropolitan Museum curator Abraham Thomas which will explore the history of architecture exhibitions and collections at the Met. In dialogue with Janet Parks, retired Curator of Drawings and Archives at the Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library at Columbia University, Thomas will delve into Frank Lloyd Wright’s role in the presentation of architecture at the museum. Thomas…

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