It's hard to believe, but we're half the way through the month of January already! Although it's cold and gray outside, we have plenty of interesting and bright Wright-related news to share with you.
This week we have a review of a new Louis Sullivan exhibit; a spectacular Wright House for sale; a new MCM Landmark; and an architectural controversy continues.
So enjoy reading all of these interesting news items and as always, Keep Calm and Wright On!
Louis Sullivan's Coda
Blair Kamin's column in the Chicago Tribune recently reviewed the new Louis Sullivan exhibit at the Cliff Dwellers Club in downtown Chicago, put together by Tim Samuelson, the Cultural Historian for the City of Chicago and gave it glowing marks. The only down side: It's a private club and not open to the public. Maybe it will travel and more can enjoy it. In the meantime, read the review by following the link. Read more.
Wright's Tiranna For Sale
The news made the rounds this week that the 1955 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed John Rayward House (aka "Tiranna") has come to the market in New Canaan, Connecticut for a stunning $8 million dollar asking price. Follow the link to see the listing of this incredible Wright-designed home for sale. Read more.
Richard Neutra's VDL Research House Now A National Historic Landmark
LAist reports that the Richard Neutra Studio and Residences in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the VDL Research House, is one of the 24 new National Historic Landmarks announced recently by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Follow the link to learn more. Read more.
Flying L Guest Ranch Under the Microscope
The San Antonio Express-News reports that after much criticism and complaint by experts and fans of architecture, The Texas Historical Commission will be examining the buildings at the Flying L Guest Ranch in Bandera, TX with a more critical eye to see if the historical marker designating them as "Frank Lloyd Wright designs" is warranted. Read more about it by following the link. Read more
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