Wright home's new owner asks City Council to delay
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PHOENIX (AP) - The new owner of a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house in Phoenix is asking the City Council to delay action on a proposal to give the property an historical designation.
The Arizona Republic reports that a lawyer for the anonymous owner requested a continuance for at least a month.
The City Council is to vote on it Wednesday.
Putting an historical designation on the house would prevent demolition for three years.
The current owner bought the property recently from a development group. That group had put on hold its original plan to demolish the home to allow its lot to be divided into two properties.
The new owner reportedly wants to preserve the home, which was built in the 1950s.
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