When Frank Lloyd Wright decided to leave the American System-Built Homes out of his autobiographies, the heritage of almost 130 designs—and as many as 30 built houses—was called into question. Some were forgotten for half a century, and likely others are still lost. Join author Nicholas Hayes and his wife Angela on a virtual tour and presentation to see what can be learned when an orphaned house is rediscovered. The Elizabeth Murphy House is the last ASBH known to have been completed—Model 203, unearthed in 2015—and the protagonist in their new book Frank Lloyd Wright’s Forgotten House. This event will feature a look at the historic neighborhood context, a tour focusing on details of the home and a short reading of its history, as well as time for Q&A.
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