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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

REAL ESTATE

Frank Lloyd Wright home in Los Feliz is for sale to the right buyer

 

(Dale Kutzera / For The Times)

 

The 1924 Ennis House, heavily damaged in the Northridge quake and by rains, is being offered for $15 million. It’s the largest of the architect’s experimental ‘textile block’ houses.

 

By Martha Groves
Los Angeles Times
June 19, 2009

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House, a Los Feliz hilltop masterpiece composed of patterned and smooth concrete blocks that has been mightily threatened by man and Mother Nature, is being offered for sale at $15 million by the private foundation that has been restoring it.

 

Eric Lloyd Wright, the architect’s grandson and a member of the nonprofit Ennis House Foundation’s board, said that, given harsh economic realities, private ownership would be the best way to save the house and honor his grandfather’s intentions.

 

“My grandfather designed homes to be occupied by people,” he said in a statement to The Times. “His homes are works of art. He created the space, but the space becomes a creative force and uplifts when it is lived in every day.”

 

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