Tuesday, March 01, 2005

frank lloyd wright house might collapse

according to LA observed, the ennis brown house in los feliz has been red tagged because of a crumbling retaining wall, damaged in the rain. The la times has also been covering the mudslide dangers and points out the house has had structural problems in the past. according to inspectors, there is now about $500,000 in damage incurred due to the rain.

even before the rain, the house was designated by the national trust for historic preservation as an official project of clinton's intiative 'save america's treasures.' the house was built in 1924 and was awarded landmark status by the city of LA as well as the state. long before LA was pounded by rain, the preservation community has been seeking support for the house.


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