Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts are claiming victory in their effort to restore the architect’s last standing hotel, a northern Iowa landmark that has fallen apart over the past few decades.You can read the whole Associated Press story here. And keep up with the project’s progress here.
The Park Inn Hotel in Mason City, designed by Wright and completed in 1910, has been used as a hotel, apartments and even a strip club. It fell further into neglect while city officials searched unsuccessfully for a way to maintain the historic structure. Now, a private group has taken
over the effort.
Sunday, August 09, 2009
You’ve Got That Wright
Here’s good news for supporters of architectural preservation: