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This was my first Frank Lloyd Wright house to ever visit. I have wanted to visit this home for a long time. Just to let everyone know Steelcase the company owns the home and runs the tours. At some point they purchased the home next...More
Frank Lloyd Wright built this house in 1908-09. It had gone through some rough times, but the restoration is wonderful. Certainly see the introductory movie! The house is only open a few hours a few days a week so plan accordingly. Free admission.
Accessible FLW done with lots of money behind it. These houses are not easy to keep up, and the level of structural restoration and interior refurbish is impressive - as well as being true to the original intention. Knowledgeable tour guide, and my goodness, it's...More
WOW! The history of this house and Frank Lloyd Wright was certainly well documented and displayed. The tour is super well organized to make sure you fully understand the era/architect/and refurbishing of this historical site. The docents were informative and lovely. FREE admission was a...More
This is not a visit to be hurried but rather savored. It starts with a half hour video of the history, which is rather fascinating. Then the tour with a docent uncovers the marvels and secrets of this masterpiece.
Whether or not you are a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright, this is a worthwhile visit. In the 70s Iived in Hyde Park (Chicago) and walked past the Robie House at 57th and Woodlawn almost daily for six years, this visit was reminiscent of a...More
The Meyer May House is a Prairie style Frank Lloyd Wright home built in the early 1900s. This architectural gem was commissioned by Meyer May, president of May's clothing store in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Tours of this structure are free and open to the public......More
Unfortunately, we arrived on a day when there were no tours, but we saw all angles of the exterior and peeked in every window possible. This was our 10th FLW project and it seemed to cover all the expected details. We shall return and complete...More
See what a FLW house can look like when you have corporate resources behind its restoration, specifically Steelcase. Beautiful example of early Prairie Style FLW with many original furnishings. Free admission and tours, too. Be sure to ask for a guide to the neighborhood's other...More