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Griffin's "Woodbank" Possibly In Trouble

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 19, 2013 01:06 AM
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by Eric last modified Oct 18, 2013

Donna Weiss recently posted news and photos that the Walter Burley Griffin-designed Chancellor L. Jenks, Jr. Summer House (aka “Woodbank”) in Lauderdale Lakes, Walworth Co., Wisconsin is about to go up for auction and likely to be demolished to make way for something new on the land. I've not been able to find sale or auction information on the home because the address is very elusive (Lauderdale no longer exists as an incorporated place). I...




 

 

Screen Shot 2013-10-17 at 11.41.04 PMDonna Weiss recently posted news and photos that the Walter Burley Griffin-designed Chancellor L. Jenks, Jr. Summer House (aka “Woodbank”) in Lauderdale Lakes, Walworth Co., Wisconsin is about to go up for auction and likely to be demolished to make way for something new on the land. I've not been able to find sale or auction information on the home because the address is very elusive (Lauderdale no longer exists as an incorporated place). I have alerted the Walter Burley Griffin Society of America, so hopefully more information can surface regarding if the house is in danger and what can be done. If anyone has more info, please feel free to share. For now, here's the link to the Facebook post. Stay tuned.

images via Donna Weiss Facebook post


 

 

 
 
 

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