• Credit: Photo by Modern Phoenix, courtesy of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

A Phoenix house that Frank Lloyd Wright designed in 1952 for his son, David, is on the chopping block with preservationists’ efforts to nix owner-developer 8081 Meridian Corp.’s demolition plans falling short. In July, the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy explained that the concrete structure, with a spiral to mimic the Guggenheim, likely would be demolished after the developer reneged on previous statements that it would preserve the structure. Now, says the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the conservancy is on the hunt for a new buyer with interest in preserving the structure as well as in receiving landmark status from the city of Phoenix—while the status is being considered, demolition permits are put on hold