Preservation Good News: Tafel House demolition denied
By Edgar Tafel, Scarsdale, New York, 1950.
DATE: 7/6/2018
"Thanks to the efforts of community members, architects, Docomomo US New York/Tristate and others, the Scarsdale Committe for Historic Preservation denied the current owner´s application to demolish Edgar Tafel´s Alpern House at 8 Overlook Road in Scarsdale, New York. Designed in 1950 by Tafel, among the most prominent members of Frank Lloyd Wright´s Fellowship, the Committee agreed the home designed by a “master,” and its style as well as its material usage was important. 
This is a hurdle in a much longer race as the owners may appeal the decision to the Village Trustees. Docomomo US New York/Tristate and others will continue to monitor the situation."

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