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Rebuilding Wright's Banff Pavilion Up For Debate

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 04, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Eric last modified Mar 03, 2016

The Rocky Mountain Outlook reports that a controversial proposal to rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright's Banff National Park Pavilion (designed 1911/demolished 1938) will be debated by the town's politicians later this month. The Banff Pavilion was one of only two Wright buildings in Canada and if rebuilt would certainly be a tourist draw. However, the controversy surrounds whether a rebuilt Wright building qualifies for heritage preservation in Banff (and Canada), not qualifying as a heritage structure....




 

 

Screen Shot 2016-03-03 at 7.23.16 AMThe Rocky Mountain Outlook reports that a controversial proposal to rebuild Frank Lloyd Wright's Banff National Park Pavilion (designed 1911/demolished 1938) will be debated by the town's politicians later this month. The Banff Pavilion was one of only two Wright buildings in Canada and if rebuilt would certainly be a tourist draw. However, the controversy surrounds whether a rebuilt Wright building qualifies for heritage preservation in Banff (and Canada), not qualifying as a heritage structure. Read more here.

Image credit: The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.


 

 

 
 
 

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