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DESIGN There isn’t a single Frank Lloyd Wright original in San Diego, but his “tread lightly” touch is everywhere. A new exhibition at the La Jolla Historical Society explores the organic architecture icon’s lasting local influence. Curated by Modern San Diego’s Keith York, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Legacy in San Diego: The Taliesin Apprentices highlights area designs by FLW-trained talents such as Vincent Bonini, Frederick Liebhardt, Loch Crane, Sim Bruce Richards and Bill Slatton. The show also looks at son John Lloyd Wright, who lived in Del Mar and designed nearly four dozen projects in the region. But the pièces de résistance might just be the unbuilt local structures by FLW, a frequent visitor to Southern California who married in Rancho Santa Fe. The drawings—including a movie theater and a private residence—have never been displayed in San Diego. Sept. 26-Jan. 17, 7846 Eads Ave., La Jolla, lajollahistory.org –AnnaMaria Stephens FR ANKLY SPEAKING MODERN LOVE The Louise Liebhardt Residence (1958) by architect Frederick Liebhardt, a Frank Lloyd Wright disciple, in La Jolla, just south of Windansea Beach PHOTOGRAPHY BY DOUGLAS SIMMONDS

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FRANKLY SPEAKING There isn't a single Frank Lloyd Wright original in San Diego, but his "tread lightly" touch is everywhere. A new exhibition at the La Jolla Historical Society explores the organic architecture icon's lasting local influence. Curated by Modern San Diego's Keith York, Frank Lloyd Wright's Legacy in San Diego: The Taliesin Apprentices highlights area designs by FLW-trained talents such as Vincent Bonini, Frederick Liebhardt, Loch Crane, Sim Bruce Richards and Bill Slatton. The show also looks at son John Lloyd Wright, who lived in Del Mar and designed nearly four dozen projects in the region. But the pieces de resistance might just be the unbuilt local structures by FLW, a frequent visitor to Southern California who married in Rancho Santa Fe. The drawings—including a movie theater and a private residence—have never been displayed in San Diego. Sept. 26-Jan. 17, 7846Eads Ave., La Jolla, lajollahistory. Org —AnnaMaria Stephens

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The Louise Liebhardt Residence (1958) by architect Frederick Liebhardt, a Frank Lloyd Wright disciple, in La Jolla, just south of Windansea Beach

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