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Panel Recommends Frank Lloyd Wright Home for Historic Register

By Philip Haldiman for The Arizona Republic

This 2,250-square-foot Arcadiaarea home was designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright for his son, David. It was built in 1951.
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The Phoenix Historic Preservation Commission recommended the City of Phoenix establish Historic Landmark Designation for a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in the Arcadia area of Phoenix that could face demolition.

The recommendation is the first step in saving the home that the current owners could choose to demolish in favor of redeveloping the property.

Although neither the recommendation nor an approval by the city council can guarantee preservation of the home, it can stave off demolition for up to three years, according to commission officials.

Currently, there is a temporary stay of demolition until the city council makes a final decision on the rezoning, which could come in November.

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