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FLW's Hollyhock House's UNESCO World Heritage Status Could Be Threatened By View-Blocking Development

The curator of the Hollyhock House, Frank Lloyd Wright's first house in Los Angeles, is worried that a six-story mixed-use development slated to rise near the landmark might screw up its chances at being added to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage List; the Hollyhock was nominated for the honor last year, along with nine other FLW houses. The Los Feliz Ledger reports that the Hollyhock's curator, Jeffrey Herr, is concerned that the planned building, at 83 feet tall, would mess with the view from the site, which in turn would detract from what makes the house worthy of UNESCO landmarking.

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