David Wright House Saved From Demolition

The New York Times

A few months ago, I wrote a post about the David Wright House, an endangered Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece in Phoenix. Well, with the New Year, comes new news. Good news, thankfully!
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It seems that the preservationists' hard work has paid off, as the unique home that the architect designed for his son in 1952 was finally sold to an anonymous preservation-friendly buyer on December 20, 2012.

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A nonprofit organization is now being created to operate the property and oversee its restoration, and the new owner will be pursuing landmark status for the home (at last!).
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It is the intention of all involved to make the house available for educational purposes on a limited basis.

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Whew, that was a close one!

Read More: Sale of Wright House Assures its Preservation from the New York Times

MORE DAVID WRIGHT HOUSE ON THE WEB:
Az Central (lots of images)
Arch Daily
Colin Edward Slais, Architect

(Images: 1,4 & 5. Arch Daily, 2-3.Colin Edward Slais, Architect)

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