The Fon du Lac Reporter reminds us that the Wade House Historic Site will continue to celebrate the 150th birthday of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright with the second lecture of the "Frank Lloyd Wright: A Wisconsin Original" monthly speaker series at 1 p.m. on Saturday April 15, 2017.
Michael Ditmer, co-owner and manager of "Still Bend" in Two Rivers, will present a lecture titled "Still Bend, Frank Lloyd Wright's Bernard Schwartz House.” The lecture will be preceded by a complimentary reception featuring microbrews and light hors d'oeuvres, which will begin at 12:30 pm. Follow the link to learn more. Read more.
The mid-century architect, Richard Neutra, was commissioned to design in an area outside his usual California setting. The Sioux City, Iowa residence would be his first of only two in the Midwest. Karen Emenhiser-Harris made a trip to see the legendary home and spoke with the original owner about getting the home built. Read more.
The Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple Restoration Foundation has posted an update to their restoration efforts on Facebook. This update shows the progress being made with various craftspeople and Foundation members giving insight to the whole process. View here.
The Kallis-Sharlin Residence, designed in 1946 by architect Rudolph Schindler, with later additions by Josef Van der Kar, and L. A. Ten architect Leroy Miller, is on the market. Originally designed for artist Mischa Kallis as a residence and studio—art and music have always flourished in this dynamic space. Read more.
The Daily Herald reports that Ken and Patty Hunt, who have owned Frank Lloyd Wright's spectacular Arthur B. Heurtley House on Oak Park's famous Forest Avenue since early 2007, will open it to the public during the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust's annual Wright Plus Housewalk on May 20, 2017. Read more.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has published a list of articles relating to Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and laboratory in Scottsdale, Arizona. National news organizations have joined the discussion about what makes this National Historic Landmark so extraordinary and these articles help us to learn more about what Taliesin West offers to visitors from around the world. Read more.
There's no shortage of interesting videos on YouTube and another one surfaced on the Wright Chat Message Board this week that is worth a look. Charlie Dean Archives shows us Frank Lloyd Wright's Arizona House and Studio: Taliesin-West in 1950. View here.
Edgar Tafel's Hamilton House in Racine, seen recently on the Wright and Like 2016 tour, is being offered for sale by its current owner. The search is on for the next excellent steward of this house, but the owner does not want to show the house just to show it. So if you're a serious buyer, email us at mail[at]wrightsociety.com and we'll put you in touch with the seller.
See photos of the home here and read a feature on the home here.
Architizer created a list of cities with architecture "must sees" for those interested in important and inspiring buildings. We definitely agree with both Chicago and Buffalo, especially with reference to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright! Read more.