30 Dec '15, 4pm

Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian-style George Sturges House to be sold at auction

Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian-style George Sturges House to be sold at auction

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the George Sturges House in the same period as the iconic Fallingwater. This era was dominated by interest in the engineering side of architecture-structural solutions for cantilevering in particular. At the same time, Wright was developing his “Usonian” concept, which aimed to bring modern architecture to the American middle class and create a national style that grew from the Prairie style homes. Low roofs, open living areas , small size and the use of natural materials characterize the Usonian house. George Sturges House is small-only 1,200 square feet-and is ideal for single people and couples without kids. It offers great views of the ocean and Catalina.

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