Action on Wright-designed Ariz. home delayed
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PHOENIX (AP) - The Phoenix City Council won't consider a historic status designation for a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home until next year.
Councilman Sal DiCiccio says Jan. 16 would be the earliest date for a vote that could spare the 1950s home from demolition for three years. He says the delayed vote also will allow more time to search for a buyer and to raise funds to save the home for good.
The Arizona Republic reports that home will be up for sale until then.
Wright designed the home to rise above the surrounding orange orchards, with a spiral ramp leading up to the main level of the concrete block home.
The homeowners had planned to demolish it. That plan is on hold while the city considers whether the house can be protected as historic.
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