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SaveWright in Print

SaveWright is the Conservancy’s twice-yearly print magazine covering a variety of scholarly and practical topics of interest to academics, building owners and a general audience of Wright enthusiasts. The print edition of SaveWright is mailed to all active Conservancy members upon publication, and becomes available in electronic form below several months later. Back issues of SaveWright are available for purchase through the Conservancy’s online store.

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Wright on Exhibit

Fall 2021

Guest Editor: Jennifer Gray

In conjunction with our 2021 annual conference, this issue examines what happens when Wright's architecture is "museumized." NOTE: Members receive the magazine by mail. It will be available to view online here upon the publication of our next issue. Copies may be purchased from our online store (link above).

  • "The Wright House House Museum: Mediated Encounters with Frank Lloyd Wright's Domestic Architecture" by Ashley Paine
  • "Wright in Manchester" by Ann Bible
  • "'A Spirited and Fresh Little Building': Fallingwater's Visitor Center at 40" by Scott W. Perkins
  • "From Garage to Gift Shop: The Preservation of Frank Lloyd Wright's Early Residential Garages" by Yuan Ren
  • "Private to Public: Homeowners on Opening Their Houses to Visitors" by Jennifer Gray
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Saving Wright NOW

Winter 2020

Guest Editor: Ron Scherubel

A look at the current state of the movement to Save Wright

  • "Preserving Wright in a Time of Change" by Justin Gunther
  • "15 Years of 'Breaking the Box' at Wakanda Elementary" by Anne Hasse, Sally Johnson, Lisa Buhr and Jacobe Schutte
  • "Wright in the 21st Century: Passing the Baton to the Next Generation of Preservationists" by Rebecca Hagen
  • "Profiles in Preservation Funding" by Barbara Gordon
  • "Record Sales Herald New Era of Homeowner Stewardship" by Marsha Shyer
  • "The Restoration and Sale of the Kalil House" by Steve Kalil
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SaveWright Spring 2020 Cover

Wright on the World Heritage List

Spring 2020

Guest Editor: Scott W. Perkins

Special double issue celebrating the July 2019 inscription of eight Frank Lloyd Wright sites onto the World Heritage List.

  • "Wright on the World Heritage List" by Lynda Waggoner
  • "A History of the Wright World Heritage Nomination"
  • "Justifying World Heritage Inscription" by Richard Longstreth
  • "Why World Heritage Matters" by Stephen Morris
  • "Monitoring a World Heritage Site" by Phyllis Ellin
  • "A New Way to Save Wright" by Barbara Gordon
  • "World Heritage and Visitation" by Jeffrey Herr
  • "Demonstrating Wright's Influence" by Scott W. Perkins
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Wright Sites: A Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright Public Places
by Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy (Princeton Architectural Press, 2017)

Frank Lloyd Wright’s groundbreaking designs, innovative construction techniques and inviting interiors continue to astound and inspire generations of architects and nonarchitects alike. The only comprehensive collection of Wright-designed buildings open to the public in the United States and Japan, Wright Sites has been revised and expanded for release May 2, 2017, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the architect’s birth in June 1867. The fourth edition of the Conservancy’s best-selling guidebook contains 20 new sites, updated site descriptions and access information, itineraries for Wright road trips, and, for the first time, all color photographs.

Available at Amazon.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Preservation, Design, and Adding to Iconic Buildings
by Richard Longstreth, Editor (University of Virginia Press, 2014)

Past Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy board president Richard Longstreth, director of the graduate program in historic preservation at George Washington University, edited a selection of papers presented over three days at the Conservancy’s 2010 Cincinnati conference into the first major publication to address the issue of adding on to Wright buildings. Contributors include de Teel Patterson Tiller, Sidney K. Robinson, Anne Biebel and Mary Keiran Murphy, Mark Hertzberg, Dale Allen Gyure, Neil Levine, Scott W. Perkins, Tom Kubala , Eric Jackson-Forsberg, Lynda S. Waggoner, Patrick J. Mahoney and Thomas Templeton Taylor.

Available at Amazon.