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News January 2013

By now you’ve likely read one or two tributes to the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York architectural critic who passed away on January 7. While we don’t think enough words can be written to honor this accomplished individual, our salute will be a short one. Ada Louise Huxtable (1921-2013) was... MORE

Ada Louise Huxtable, Alfred Eisenstaedt for Life Magazine, 1974

Billed as “a unique resource for travelers and lovers of 20th-century houses,” iconichouses.org is a recently launched website that lists a hundred landmark houses from the last century by location, together with background information on their creators and related news stories. ... MORE

In late December the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy announced that a buyer was found for Frank Lloyd Wright’s David and Gladys Wright House (1950–1952) in Phoenix, AZ. An anonymous benefactor stepped forward to secure the purchase of the house for an undisclosed amount. The property will be transferred to ... MORE

David Wright House, Frank Lloyd Wright, 1950-1952, Phoenix. photo: preservationnation.org/azaarchitecture.com