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For Sale: $135,0002 bd/1 full ba, 1,263 sqft … [Read more...] about Frank Lloyd Wright Spiral House Listed In Phoenix For $9,999,999
The Norman Lykes house, considered Frank Lloyd Wright's last residential design, perches on a hillside in north-central Phoenix. Once listed for $2.65 million, the house is going on the auction block without reserve on Wednesday. (Photo by Delia Johnson/Cronkite News)Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Norman Lykes home before he completed the similarly circular Guggenheim Museum in New York City. The Lykes house is one of 14 circular homes Wright designed. (Photo by Delia Johnson/Cronkite News)The Norman Lykes house has been for sale for two years. Nate Schar, luxury real-estate director for Heritage Auctions, says it's being auctioned now to attract a global audience. (Photo by Delia Johnson/Cronkite News)The concrete block construction cools the Norman Lykes home and sustains the building better than drywall or brick, says Jack Luciano, a partner of the Agency in Scottsdale. The home flows into the mountain and is positioned to leave the surrounding terrain intact. (Photo by Delia … [Read more...] about Phoenix’s Frank Lloyd Wright House Sold At Auction
PHOENIX, AZ — While you might think a spacious 6,125 square foot, $1.4 million Phoenix hilltop estate would have an expensive electric bill to match, that's not the case for this home. The owner says electric bills are low, thanks to the newer AC units, which are all "16 SEER" for energy efficiency and low electric bills. Also, Aeroseal duct sealing was added in 2012 to eliminate gaps for additional energy efficiency. This home — located at 14417 N. 15th Ave. in Phoenix and listed by Patch's real estate partner Realtor.com — also had R30 insulation added to the attic in 2019, and 37 owned solar panels with inverter added in 2018 to further increase energy efficiency. … [Read more...] about $1.4M Phoenix Hilltop Estate Boasts Low Electric Bills
The overall narrative has long been detailed and spoiled — guests will eventually board trackless vehicles led by droids reprogrammed by the resistance that will twist and turn throughout the hallways of the Star Destroyer, even under or around towering AT-ATs, only to eventually escape and drop back to the Galaxy’s Edge planet of Batuu. What’s been kept under wraps are the details and the variances that exist. Rise of the Resistance can feel distinct based on where you’re sitting or how you move, as the droid that powers our vehicle reacts differently depending on where it is positioned: sometimes with fear, and sometimes with a quick look back that essentially says “oops.” … [Read more...] about A showstopping Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance — a new hope for Galaxy’s Edge?