Topping the list of imperiled historic buildings out there, starchitect Frank Lloyd Wright's 1954 Spring House—a hemicycle family home on the edge of Tallahassee, Fla.—is the star of a new internet crowd-funding campaign that hopes to raise $100K by October 9th. Arranged by a group called the Spring House Institute, the cause wants to acquire "the only private residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Florida," and transform it into "a public venue for classes, community meetings, weddings, graduation parties, limited overnight stays," and, of course, an all-around public legacy. Though the Prairie School poobah's forest-dwelling home was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the '70s, damage caused by water intrusion, hurricanes, woodpeckers, and various critters have made renovations a bit of an uphill battle. Check out a few vintage shots of the Spring House, below, then head to the official site for more information.
· Preserve Spring House [Indiegogo]
· Mapping the Country's 10 Most Imperiled Historic Buildings [Curbed National]
· All Frank Lloyd Wright coverage [Curbed National]