the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Articles
  3. Non-Profit to Buy A Block of Frank Lloyd Wrights

Non-Profit to Buy A Block of Frank Lloyd Wrights

Non-Profit to Buy A Block of Frank Lloyd Wrights
Frank Lloyd Wright by JOHN AMARANTIDES, 1955. ”The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives" (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York)
Frank Lloyd Wright by JOHN AMARANTIDES, 1955. ”The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives" (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York)

While in Arizona developers threaten to split a unique Frank Lloyd Wright Home in two, in Wisconsin, preservationists just can’t get enough Wright.

A non-profit by the name of The Frank Lloyd Wright® Wisconsin Heritage Tourism Program, Inc. has just bought their fourth Wright home on the same Milwaukee block. They’re hoping to buy all six and turn the block into an interpretive center so visitors can enter and experience the homes – all American System-Built Homes that Wright built between 1915 and 1916 as prototypes for his ideas on standardized home design.

While they wait for the necessary approvals from the City of Milwaukee to get restoring their newest acquisition, they’ll rent out the home and spend their time restoring the duplex at the other end of the block. No word yet on when their vision could become reality.

Story via The Wisconsin Gazette, the Journal Sentinel Online, a

About this author
Vanessa Quirk
Author

See more:

Articles
Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "Non-Profit to Buy A Block of Frank Lloyd Wrights" 12 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/281973/non-profit-to-buy-a-block-of-frank-lloyd-wrights/> ISSN 0719-8884