The SAVEWRIGHT: Notable Women Homeowners Project tells the stories of the remarkable women who have stewarded Wright’s houses. The project traverses the years from the early 20th century to the present, creating a wonderful interconnectedness of women’s history and architecture.
Interested in the topic? Four Notable Women Homeowners will be speaking on Saturday, September 30, 2023 in Minneapolis. See the line-up here.
Conference: Women’s Roles in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architecture
Finding a Connection with Lucille Christie While Bringing the Christie House Back to Life
Current owner Genevieve Castelino finds that history can repeat itself.
Video: An Enriched Life
The persistence of original owner Lucille Christie enabled the construction of the Christie House.
This video, produced by current Christie House owner Genevieve Castelino, delves into the correspondence between Lucille and Wright in the 1940s and illustrates the results of Lucille’s efforts with contemporary footage of the house.
A Childhood in Nature Leads to a Passion for the Environment
Toward Net Zero at the Balch House, 120+ Years Old
My Friend Mimi
Brandes House benefited greatly from master gardener Mimi Brandes’ surrounding landscape plan. Current homeowner Marsha Shyer set out to discover more.
Setting the Standard for Historic Restoration
At the Tomek House, Maya Moran Manny raised the bar for Prairie home stewardship.
Bringing Two Innovative Disciplines Together
Mary Adams, at the age of 70, commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design her a home with the purpose of bringing Christian Science to the community.
Artists Bringing the Modern Age to Life
Alma Goetsch and Kathrine Winckler provided a model for modern living with the help and understanding of Frank Lloyd Wright at their idiosyncratic home.
A Sleep Researcher Stewards a Natural House
The current owner of the Goetsch-Winckler House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, brings the house back to its roots.
Video: What It's Like to Live in the Goetsch-Winckler House
Living the natural house lifestyle with Frank Lloyd Wright’s original clients and a current homeowner.
Keeping Frank Lloyd Wright in the Family
A founder and mom passes the Bogk House to her daughter, a leader and president.
How Frank Lloyd Wright Influenced an Influencer
A major historic renovation from Sue Major, a successful lifelong Girl Scout and owner of the Fred B. Jones Estate, known as Penwern.
Posted April 14, 2023