Wilbur Wynant House

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Wilbur Wynant House
Wynant House Reconstruction NW View.jpg
Digital reconstruction of the Wynant House viewed from the northwest; main entrance is at center
Wilbur Wynant House is located in Indiana
Wilbur Wynant House
Location 600 Fillmore St., Gary, Indiana
Coordinates 41°36′0″N 87°21′5″W / 41.60000°N 87.35139°W / 41.60000; -87.35139Coordinates: 41°36′0″N 87°21′5″W / 41.60000°N 87.35139°W / 41.60000; -87.35139
Area Less than 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1916
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright; Ingwalk Moe
Architectural style Prairie School
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 02001168[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 18, 2002
Removed from NRHP December 15, 2011

The Wilbur Wynant House (also known as 600 Fillmore or simply the Wynant House) was a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Gary, Indiana, United States. During the end of the house's lifespan it was in poor condition; in the mid 2000s it was purchased by a man who planned to restore it, but it was destroyed by fire on January 9, 2006.[2]

Fire[edit]

East face of house in early 2009.

On January 9, 2006, the Wynant House burned.[2] Officials suspect arson as the cause of this unexpected fire.[3] The remaining structure was subsequently razed and the lot was confirmed to be vacant in November 2012.

Reconstruction viewed from the street corner.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b "Fire Guts Rare FLW House in Indiana". National Trust. 2006. Archived from the original on 2008-02-20. Retrieved 2008-02-22. 
  3. ^ "Wright house restoration will be costly". UPI. 2007. Retrieved 2008-02-22. 

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