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Frank Lloyd Wright House, a Demolition Target, Is Now an Architecture School’s Lifeline

June 8, 2017

New York Times

by Fernanda Santos

PHOENIX — There was a time not long ago when the house that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his son David was slated to meet an ungraceful end. Developers had bought it to knock it down and to build new homes on the land.

But then Zach Rawling, a millionaire builder who lives nearby, stepped in to save the house, hoping to turn the property into an educational and events center that could be a site for lectures, chamber music performances, school field trips and the occasional wedding...