Why It’s So Hard to Sell a Frank Lloyd Wright House



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Posted by Ed 5 mths ago
We here at Mental Floss are known for lusting after Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs. We’d kill to buy a Wright house in Michigan or Minnesota, on a private island, by a waterfall, or anywhere else for that matter. Even if it wasn’t personally designed by the celebrated architect, really.

But we have wondered why so many houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright—arguably the most famous American architect in history—are up for sale, sometimes for cheap. (One of his houses in Michigan went on the market for less than $500,000 in 2016.)


As it turns out, his houses are really quite hard to sell, as we learned from The New York Times. Here are some of the reasons why:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/503916/5-reasons-its-so-hard-sell-frank-lloyd-wright-house

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Ed 5 mths ago
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