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Frank Lloyd Wright's Blossom House built in 1892
Coldwell Banker Frank Lloyd Wright's Blossom House built in 1892
Frank Lloyd Wright's McArthur House built in 1892
Coldwell Banker Frank Lloyd Wright's McArthur House built in 1892


A proposal to restore and convert two Frank Lloyd Wright–designed houses in Chicago into bed and breakfasts is getting mixed responses. [Chicago Tribune]

Quote of the Day: "The starchitects have arrived; no question" —John Rahaim, San Francisco's planning director. [SFGate]

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Happy Birthday to Jacques Herzog, Hon. FAIA, of Herzog & de Meuron on Saturday.

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Salt Lake City's new federal courthouse, designed by New York's Thomas Phifer and Partners, opened last week to polarized opinions. [The Salt Lake Tribune]

Moore, Okla. became the first U.S. city to adopt residential building codes designed specifically to prevent extensive tornado damage. One of the requirements is for houses to withstand 135-mph winds. [NBC News]

The New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman proposes a streetcar—New York's "desire line"—that would link Queens and Brooklyn. [The New York Times]

An architecture firm is measuring the heights of Manhattan buildings via a large balloon rigged with cameras. [CBS New York]

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