Norman Lykes Home Arizona, Modern Phoenix residence, 20th Century US house, 20C American building by FLW

Norman Lykes Home by Frank Lloyd Wright

Modern Phoenix House, Arizona design by Architect Frank Lloyd Wright, USA

Jan 15, 2016

Design: Frank Lloyd Wright Architect

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Home For Sale

Date built: 1959-67

The final home that Frank Lloyd Wright designed has just gone on sale.

Norman Lykes Home For Sale

Norman Lykes home in Phoenix
image : Wikimedia Commons

This curvaceous 20th Century Arizona residence is a good example of the architect’s late-career style, exemplified by the David and Gladys Wright home, reports

The asking price is $3.6 million, and includes the original furniture.

Norman Lykes home by Frank Lloyd Wright
photo (c) Mark Hertzberg, flickr creative commons ; Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy

A series of concentric circles set on a desert plateau, the home, which looks like a set of intricate clock gears from above. The organic design contextually references the mountainous landscape.

The home was designed for Norman and Aimee Lykes in 1959, but only completed in 1967.

Norman Lykes home in Arizona by Frank Lloyd Wright
photo : Rich Glasgow, flickr creative commons

The property has a strong view of Palm Canyon and all the bedrooms face the valley.

It was the last sketch he would finish before passing away in April 1959; his apprentice John Rattenbury, with whom he consulted with before he passed away, finished the design and oversaw construction of the home on the original site, completing in 1967.

Norman Lykes home in Phoenix by Frank Lloyd Wright
photo : Kayla Nossaman, flickr creative commons

The interior was revised for a previous owner by Rattenbury in 1994: alterations included an enlarged master bedroom and home theatre converted from the workshop.

Home area: 2800 square foot

Address: Norman Lykes House, North 6836 36th Street, Phoenix, AZ

Coordinates: 33°32’19″N ; 112°0’10″W

Frank Lloyd Wright

Website: Norman Lykes Home Article

Website: Norman Lykes Home Location Plan – aerial view with curtilage delineated

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The property will be transferred to an Arizona not-for-profit organization responsible for the restoration, maintenance and operation of the David Wright House. The change in ownership guarantees that the house will survive and be preserved. We expect city Landmark designation to follow shortly but there is no longer a demolition threat. We will also pursue long-term protections for the house.”

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