KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A bidder from Nebraska has paid $920,000 for a house designed and built by iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Kansas City, Missouri.

Heritage Auctions told The World-Herald the new owner wants to remain anonymous, but the bidder plans to honor the integrity of the Sondern-Adler house that sold Monday. Wright designed the home in 1939 for Clarence Sondern. He designed a later addition for the second owner, Arnold Adler.

Heritage Auctions spokesman Eric Bradley says the winning bidder plans to keep it a national or regional destination.

The home had been on the market for 11 months at $1.65 million.

Bidding began at $450,000. Bids quickly soared to $775,000, with the Nebraska bidder on the phone going head-to-head with a representative for a local bidder.

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