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Hollyhock's UNESCO Chances Threatened

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 29, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Eric last modified Jan 28, 2016

The Los Feliz Ledger reports the unsettling news that Hollyhock House in Los Angeles may have its status threatened as part of the list of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings vying to gain UNESCO World Heritage designation. What's endangering Hollyhock's chances? It's the impact that a proposed six-story building would have on Hollyhock's viewscape from the top of Olive Hill in Barnsdall Park. One of UNESCO's criteria for judging the “outstanding universal value” of nominees includes...




 

 

Screen Shot 2016-01-28 at 7.38.10 AMThe Los Feliz Ledger reports the unsettling news that Hollyhock House in Los Angeles may have its status threatened as part of the list of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings vying to gain UNESCO World Heritage designation. What's endangering Hollyhock's chances? It's the impact that a proposed six-story building would have on Hollyhock's viewscape from the top of Olive Hill in Barnsdall Park. One of UNESCO's criteria for judging the “outstanding universal value” of nominees includes the site’s viewshed. If Hollyhock's is negatively impacted by the building of this proposed development, then LA's hopes for having a World Heritage Site might be dashed. Read more here.

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