Phoenix Preservation Advocate Weighs In On Wright House Ruling

Published: Friday, December 9, 2016 - 4:25pm
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The emotional battle over the David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix’s Arcadia area has continued for several years.

Many neighbors wanted the house to be preserved but didn’t like the idea of it become a place for special events and more. But earlier this week, a City Council meeting may have marked the end of one chapter. The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home won’t be designated a historic landmark.

To learn more about how preserving a residential property can be different from preserving a commercial property, we spoke with Jim McPherson. He’s a consultant and preservation advocate in Phoenix.

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