Archinect - News 2017-08-20T19:26:59-04:00 Frank Lloyd Wright's La Miniatura finally sells in Pasadena Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-05-29T18:37:00-04:00 >2015-06-04T22:24:56-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Recognized by Wright as the earliest 'Usonian' house, La Miniatura is also the first residence to utilize Wright's highly inventive textile block building system.</p></em><br /><br /><p>After hitting the market in 2013, La Miniatura (aka <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Millard House</a>, 1923) was originally listed at approximately $4.5MM. The final sold price hasn't been made public, but the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is located in Pasadena's Prospect Historic District &ndash; neighbors include Greene &amp; Greene's Bentz House (1906), and Arthur and Alfred Heineman's Hindry House (1909).</p><p>Wright had said of the house, "I would rather have built this little house than St. Peter's in Rome."</p> Florida Southern's College's Stray Cats Getting Own Frank Lloyd Wright Styled Dorms Archinect 2013-02-13T00:05:00-05:00 >2013-02-14T01:28:23-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="479" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Treasured for its storied collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, esplanades and soaring fountain, Florida Southern College is making room for six more structures inspired by the famed architect. These new structures will be small &mdash; only about 5 feet high and 3 feet wide. Unlike other Wright designs, they are not meant for humans. Rather, the six domiciles built mostly of custom-made concrete blocks will provide shelter for almost 100 feral cats living on the Lakeland campus.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion Archinect 2012-07-16T13:31:00-04:00 >2012-07-16T18:44:34-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="302" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On October 22, 1953, Sixty Years of Living Architecture: The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright opened in New York on the site where the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum would eventually be built. Two Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings were constructed specifically to house the exhibition: a temporary pavilion made of glass, fiberboard, and pipe columns; and a 1,700-square-foot, fully furnished, two-bedroom, model Usonian house representing Wright&rsquo;s organic solution for modest, middle-class dwellings.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>