10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Unity Temple; Oak Park Illinois

 

To further feed to the frenzy of The PractitioNERD becoming a Frank Lloyd Wright fan site, I bring you the news that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has nominated 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings to be added to the list of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage sites. Should the nominations be approved by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in 2016, the group that includes Fallingwater, Taliesin West, Hollyhock House in Los Angeles, the posthumously built Marin County Civic Center and Unity Temple will be the first modern American architecture to receive such designation. The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy called the selections “the most iconic, fully realized and innovative of more than 400 existing works by Frank Lloyd Wright.” Continue reading “10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites”

WWE vs. TNA vs. ROH. Who Wins? Wrestling Fans Win!!

Later this month, Ring of Honor Wrestling (ROH) will return to television from HDNet, to the more-available Sinclair Broadcast Group networks (includes over-the-air stations Fox, ABC, The CW, and MyNetworkTV).  With ROH’s return to television, the professional wrestling scene in the United States will become more interesting, especially since World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) are already in the picture.  Why is that, you ask. One word: COMPETITION.   Continue reading “WWE vs. TNA vs. ROH. Who Wins? Wrestling Fans Win!!”