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Meyer May House

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Remarkable

I noticed a tour group on the street while passing and was directed to their reception in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ABRP2014
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Toronto, Canada
Stunning

This really is a magnificently restored Wright masterpiece. Steelcase has done the world a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bryans752
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Chicago, Illinois
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Built for a prominent merchant in 1908, this prairie-style house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is located in the elegant Heritage Hill district, where over 60 architectural styles are represented.
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450 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5312
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I noticed a tour group on the street while passing and was directed to their reception in the welcome centre in an adjacent building. I found the tour to be free and very well run, starting with a short orientation movie and followed by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a magnificently restored Wright masterpiece. Steelcase has done the world a great service by preserving this building. If you have even a passing interest in FLW you must go. It’s free. The docents are friendly and informed. The house contains numerous items...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steelcase has preserved a beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright home. It is one of the best restorations and maintained homes in his designs. Vern was a knowledgeable and wonderful guide. He provided a wealth of information to the visitors. Steelcase should be commended.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is stunningly restored! I’m impressed how much care was taken to restore this house, and it only took a few years to complete. I enjoyed the short film before we took the tour. We’ve seen many of Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses/buildings and I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JHughes50
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are big FLW fans and have visited many of his designed homes, buildings, studios, and personal dwellings across the US. This is an incredible restoration that spared no expense by Steelcase. The informative film before the tour was excellent and gives you an indication...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Laura G
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This Frank Lloyd Wright home is located in a wonderful old neighborhood in Grand Rapids. We will definitely return to walk the area next spring, to see some of the other beautiful homes nearby. As for the Meyer May house: we enjoyed the tour thoroughly....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I toured the house during the Heritage Hill home tour. The home is an example of Frank Wright’s great work

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jwbeld
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The visit begins with a video of the historic restoration of the home and is followed by a tour. Very knowledgeable tour guide! Located in a beautiful neighborhood of historical homes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mfspears
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Meticulously restored down to every detail by Grand Rapids Office Furniture maker Steelcase Inc. They spared no expense on this project. A must see if you're a fan of FLW.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jlschuit1
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Beautifully restored Frank Lloyd Wright home with a wonderful tour. The 30-minute film at the beginning of the tour gives you an appreciation for the love, money and care that was poured into restoring this FLW gem. Out tour guide was amazing and fun. At...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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qalady121
28 September 2018|
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Response from Cher2415 | Reviewed this property |
This is free tour! You can thank Steelcase.
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Ohiopw
17 August 2016|
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Response from bigbat44 | Reviewed this property |
It is only open on Sunday from 1-4
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SandraT118
7 February 2015|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday and Thursdays 10-2, Sundays 1-5. Free admission
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