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Frank House February 19, 2016
Washington Visitors

Washington Visitors

Like many others from around the world, 53 visitors came from Washington, DC, in November 2015 to see the house.

Frank House November 9, 2015
From a Pink Beach

From a Pink Beach

Two stonemasons carefully lower an 800-pound block of Kasota stone into place on the roof. The stone came from an ancient inland sea that existed in Minnesota about…

Frank House November 9, 2015
Work on the North Terrace

Work on the North Terrace

A red oak embraces the north terrace as painters remove old paint from the outside of the railing. The inside of the railing is made from Robert Frank’s Copperweld…

Frank House November 1, 2014
Pink Sand Beach

Pink Sand Beach

450 million years ago, a beautiful pink stone formed under an ancient sea. Known as Kasota stone, it wraps the exterior of The Alan I W Frank House in warm, natural…

Frank House June 28, 2014
Benefit for the Frank House

Benefit for the Frank House

A benefit dinner for the Alan I W Frank House Foundation was held recently at Eleven, a restaurant in Pittsburgh. Henry P Hoffstot, and Susan and John Block share…

Frank House May 16, 2014
Copperweld Lightening Rod

Copperweld Lightening Rod

Stonework at the Frank House recently revealed a link to the home’s historic heritage and Pittsburgh’s industrial past. Stonemasons set a new capstone on one…

Frank House May 3, 2014
A Gift Renewed, A Memory Shared

A Gift Renewed, A Memory Shared

For more than forty years, a brass plaque has hung on the Rector’s door of Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh, where the Frank family has worshipped for generations.…

Frank House November 15, 2013
Anni Albers Fabric

Anni Albers Fabric

In November 2013, the chief curator and Anni Albers foundation gave a seminar on Annie Albers for graduate students at Yale School of Architecture. A highlight of…

Frank House June 20, 2013
Breuer Furniture Returned

Breuer Furniture Returned

In June 2013, the Alan I W Frank House Foundation announced the return of four pieces of the original Marcel Breuer furniture to the Foundation for preservation…

Frank House September 8, 2012
Article in Modern

Article in Modern

The Frank House masterpiece was featured in MODERN magazine, with a multiple page article by Barry Bergdoll, with photography by Richard Barnes and Ezra Stoll…