Frank Lloyd Wright house no one wants to buy back on the market

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The Heller House shows some of the geometry that would later define Frank Lloyd Wright’s style, epitomized in the Robie House in Hyde Park. (Courtesy of Urban Search / via DNAinfo)

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HYDE PARK — No one seems to want Hyde Park’s Heller House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, which has been on the market unsold for nearly five years.

The seven-bedroom mansion at 5132 S. Woodlawn is a national historic landmark and a Chicago landmark, protecting an early Wright design inside and out.

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The house built in 1897 is from a rare transitional period in Wright’s career where he was still influenced by the dense ornamentation of his mentor, Louis Sullivan.

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