Day Four- 1/4 Lap of America
If the history of a FLLW structure is not obscured by the vanity of the owners, then just as often it reads like a Greek tragedy like...
"...Wright designed [the] remodeling. Actual work, including the relocation and reorientation of the structure, was delayed by legal problems and did not begin until the spring of 1906...a wedding gift to [Moore]'s daughter... married on New Year's Day, 1908... lived here for forty-five years;...then passed through two owners and fell into disrepair...in 1975 [Tom and Irene DeCaro] began restoration. On the night of January 3, 1976, Mrs. DeCaro was removing old paint from the last of 136 windows when fumes caught fire. The structure burned down to the.. first-floor.."
Restored once again...
I can't really see how it is the same house, but it is. It was moved 9 feet back from the curb.
Day Four - 1/4 Lap of America
Oak Park, IL
Midway Gardens Light of the World~~ Cheney House- Upstairs Reality~~
Cheney House Downstairs Luxfer Prisms~~
Parker and the Gales A Family Affair~~ Hills-DeCaro Victorian Greeks~~
Moore House English Tudor Porch~~ Heurtley Pink House~~
Beachy Winter and Spring~~ Frank Thomas Boston Green Thing of Beauty~~
Unity Temple Uplifting~~ Young If I Could Go There~~ Balch and Goodrich Impala Browns~~
Francisco Terrace and Furbeck What remains~~ Charles Roberts House and Stable For Sale!~~
Frank Lloyd Wright Studio Chain Gang~~ Frank Lloyd Wright Home Don't Look Back~~
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