New York Magazine: Unofficial Frank Lloyd Wright

New York Magazine: Unofficial Frank Lloyd Wright

Aaron Able
Sep 10, 2007

Petra Island Paradise. Looking at the original drawings from 1950, it is easy to understand how Frank Lloyd Wright's house designed for Petra Island (a private island on Lake Mahopac, about 50 miles north of New York City) was just completed — construction of the 5,000 sq. ft. house was extremely cost-prohibitive. In New York Magazine's Home Design feature, Loving Frank, readers get a glimpse at the property and the controversy it has caused between owner Joseph Massaro and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. But we understand you just want to see the house...

We love the oxblood concrete!

Check out the slideshow for images of original drawing and plans and more photos.

(Pics: David Allee)

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