Posts tagged david wright.

fllwfoundation:

Andrew Pielage Photography's new photos of Taliesin West and the David and Gladys Wright house will be on view as part of Artlink Phoenix's Art Detour March 8-9. 

Join us for a unique look into the private Arizona residences of Frank Lloyd Wright and his family at Andrew’s gallery located at 918 N. 6th Street, Phoenix, 85004. This show is sponsored by both the Foundation and Image Craft, LLC.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s David and Gladys Wright house (1952), Phoenix, Arizona

  July 14, 2013 at 09:48am

ohthethingsillsee:

The David S. Wright Home (Arcadia, Arizona)

fllwfoundation:

This morning, the name of the buyer of the David and Gladys Wright House became public. The buyer is Zachary Rawling, from Las Vegas. You can read the story in this morning’s Phoenix Business Journal here.

Frank Lloyd Wright House in Phoenix Sold Again to New Anonymous Buyer 

The David Wright house has been saved! 

The Fight to Save Frank Lloyd Wright’s Legacy in Phoenix 

Please, if you live in the Phoenix area, show support. 

fllwfoundation:

The City Council meeting to vote on landmark preservation for the David and Gladys Wright House is tonight at 5pm. The meeting is at City of Phoenix City Council Chambers at 200 W. Jefferson, Phoenix AZ. Strong community attendance will help show deep backing for designation and demolition protection.

Buyer For Frank Lloyd Wright House in Phoenix Drops Bid

Just two weeks after realtor Robert Joffe found an anonymous buyer for the David and Gladys Wright house in Phoenix, he’s back to the drawing board. (more

David Wright Home Sold, (Probably) Saved

After months of following the David Wright House‘s brushes with demolition, we’re happy to report that an anonymous, preservation-friendly buyer has bought the house. (more)

"Does the house deserve landmark status? Yes. This place needs to be preserved,” he said. “But when three Wright granddaughters sell it for $2.8 million, for me to carry the cross for Frank Lloyd Wright, that’s not fair.”

In Arizona, where ownership rights are strong, granting a property landmark status shields it from development or destruction for only three years. So if the Council approves the request, something else might happen, Mr. Sells said.

“I’ll move in, invite everybody to come in and take their pictures, and I’m going to wait three years,” he said, interlacing his fingers behind his neck as he slouched on the orange cushions of the master bedroom’s seating area. “Then I’m going to knock it down to recoup my losses.”