David Wright House - SOLD

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m.perrino
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David Wright House - SOLD

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Greetings All : It is being reported that the David Wright house just sold, at $7.2 million. No other information available about the buyers. We pray they have good intentions.

jay
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m.perrino
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Great news for a Monday morning ! Buyers include Hu Bing and Wenchin Shi, principals H & S International, architectural firm along with Jim Benson - Benson Botsford LLC. Hu and Wenchin were apprentices at the now dissolved Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and are also directly involved in the resurgence of the school, independent from the FLWFDN. The David Wright House and it's long perilous journey appears to now be in safe hands.

SDR
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Hallelujah ! A Festivus miracle . . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYi-99klXAs

(How much did the last owner pay for the property ?)

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Roderick Grant
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It is a good thing that they intend to add the copper roof. If I recall, the original compromise (for the sake of cost) was aluminum? Even though it was never copper, that desire by Papa should be added. Preservation of the idea.
They still have to rebuild the straight wall that was removed alongside the entrance driveway.


SDR
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At 7:15 in the above-linked video we see a horizontal white rod overhead in the kitchen. If this is not an electrical connection, perhaps it's a tie rod of some sort ?

At 9:20 we get a good look at a structural feat: the cylindrical or conical wall levitating above the fireplace. How would that have been achieved ?

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Roderick Grant
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@ 7:15, the tour guide explains that the white rod is an electrical chase to provide for the ceiling fixture.

Paul Ringstrom
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m.perrino wrote:
Mon Aug 17, 2020 8:34 am
Great news for a Monday morning ! Buyers include Hu Bing and Wenchin Shi, principals H & S International, architectural firm along with Jim Benson - Benson Botsford LLC.
H & S International
http://www.handsinternational.com/about.asp

Benson Botsford LLC
https://incfact.com/company/bensonbotsf ... states-il/
Owner of the G. Curtis Yelland House (1910), by Wm. Drummond

DRN
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Great news!
Hopefully the restoration work of the house will resume, including the replacement of the "anchoring" driveway wall, and a more environmentally sustainable (less irrigation dependent) landscaping plan will be implemented.

John
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Please, get rid of the grass and the trees.
Back to the original.

DavidC
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