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Wright's Ennis House Goes up for Sale

Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis House

The Ennis House in Los Feliz was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Image - John Vincenti

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

By Martha Groves
12:40 AM PDT, June 19, 2009

L.A. Times
- 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. Read more.


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