Preservation… The “Wright” Way

by Editorial
Wright’s chaise and matching ottoman invite visitors to sit still while taking in the views of the Potomac.

Wright’s chaise and matching ottoman invite visitors to sit still while taking in the views of the Potomac.

The deep orange tile initialed “F.L.L.W.” can be found on nearly all of his later designs.

The deep orange tile initialed “F.L.L.W.” can be found on nearly all of his later designs.

An original blueprint for the house helps to add color to the otherwise minimalist master bedroom.

An original blueprint for the house helps to add color to the otherwise minimalist master bedroom.

In many ways, the house illustrates two distinct but equally important ways that personal life can interact with artistic masterpieces. The first is the legacy of its original owners, who put the stamp of their lives and their travels on an iconic structure. The second is the preservation and meticulous restoration of Jim Kimsey, who knows that the proper stewardship of a masterpiece is an end in itself.

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