July 9, 1993 |
Eric Lloyd Wright stands in a clearing in the Malibu mountains, describing a house he is building. It will rise from the ground like an extension of rock. Earth-colored, it will blend with brush and stone nearby. Inside will be a continuous flow of space, an expanse of glass wall, a monumental two-story fireplace and a trickling stream of water. The elements of nature are united in Wright's design. Grandfather Frank Lloyd Wright would approve.
January 19, 1989 |
With none of the debate that marked the last time they dealt with the issue, West Hollywood's City Council on Tuesday approved the sale of the landmark home and architecture studio of the late Lloyd Wright to a financial planning firm. By a 4-1 vote, the council overturned a Planning Commission recommendation that would have prevented Eric Lloyd Wright, the son of Lloyd Wright and grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright, from selling the property to financial planners Gail Gordon Kamer and Peggi Hager.
December 20, 1998 |
Last May, the towering Mayan-style fountain at UC Santa Barbara's Art Museum, designed by Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright's son, was to be demolished for lack of space. "Eric Lloyd Wright, Lloyd's son, called me and said, 'If anybody can save it, you can,' " says Mal Damerst, an L.A. indie record producer and president of the Wrightian Architectural Assn. Trouble was, Damerst, blinded by diabetes, had to "see" the fountain by feel.
HOME & GARDEN
May 12, 2010 |
Filmmaker and commercial director Joe Pytka has sold the Lloyd Wright-designed Taggart House in Los Feliz for $2,335,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows. Built in 1922, the Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument was restored and rebuilt in a five-year whole-house renovation undertaken with the help of the architect's son, Eric Lloyd Wright. Original details include leaded and art glass windows and redwood paneling. There are living and dining rooms, a breakfast room, a library/study, three bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,255 square feet.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 2009 |
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...
May 2, 1999 |
With almost 800 wedding ceremonies performed annually, many of the nearly 400,000 visitors each year to the Lloyd Wright Wayfarer's Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes have been known to wait two hours before getting a peek. So a recent two-week closure of the chapel caused an understandable frisson of disappointment. For the first time since it opened on Mother's Day, 1951, the nearly all-glass church shut down for a full restoration.