Walk Wright In to Wright Plus 2017 on Saturday, May 20 and celebrate
WRIGHT 150, the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth. For a limited time tickets are $75 each for Trust members only during the Wright Plus Presale.
Wright Plus features rare interior tours of private homes and landmark buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and his contemporaries in historic Oak Park, IL. Experience history and enjoy a festive day with visitors from around the world. Trust members receive special privileges at the Housewalk, including access to a bonus Wright home and optional early check-in on Friday, May 19, 2017.
The sooner you buy, the more you save. Ticket prices increase on January 3, 2017. Follow the link to pre-order your tickets today. Read more.
Candace Ramirez of estately.com sends word that Frank Lloyd Wright's 1897 masterpiece, the Isadore Heller House, has come back to the market in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. Follow the link to see the listing and more photos. Read more.
The Highland Park City Council will be hearing the case of the endangered John S. Van Bergen-designed Kline House after the city's historic preservation commission found the home worthy of landmark status on a 6-0 vote this last Thursday, November 10, 2016. This is a step to help keep the current owners from demolishing the building to make their yard bigger. Follow the link to learn more. Read more.
The GazetteXtra reports that Ron Olsen of Janesville, WI is donating 24 models of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings that he has meticulously crafted over the years to SC Johnson, which will put them on permanent display at the company's iconic Racine, WI campus next spring. Follow the link to learn more. Read more.
The Daily Inter Lake reports that the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Lockridge Medical Clinic in Whitefish, Montana is in danger of being demolished to make way for a new three-story mixed-use commercial facility. Even thought the building is on the National Register of Historic Places, there's nothing stopping the developers from tearing it down. But all is not lost. A push to save the structure spearheaded by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy is gathering momentum. Follow the link to learn more. Read more.