An anonymous buyer steps forward to purchase a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home from developers who had planned to raze it — a mere week before Phoenix’s city council was scheduled to vote on the home’s landmark status.
The granddaddy of environmentally sustainable architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, has been in the news lately. An architecturally significant home that Wright designed is facing possible demolishment in Phoenix to make room for McMansions, and a campaign to save the home and the surrounding property from redevelopment is under way. With the preservation of the David Wright House on our minds, we take a look at 6 notable Wright-designed structures that are no longer with us.
Frank Lloyd Wright doghouse rebuilt and on tour
One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s decidedly lesser-known works, a 1956 doghouse designed for a black Lab named Eddie, has been reconstructed complete with leaky roof.
Angelina Jolie buys Brad Pitt a waterfall
Actor plans to build his own green home over the falls after becoming inspired Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Fallingwater estate, according to reports.
Did you know that Frank Lloyd Wright designed a gas station? It sits at the corner of Minnesota State Highway 33 and Minnesota State Highway 45 in downtown Cloquet, Minn. Wright designed the station as part of his Broadacre City project, a Utopian idea for a new urban landscape, but it was the only part of his Broadacre design that was ever constructed.