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Meyer May House

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Awesome Frank Lloyd Wright House!

This was my first Frank Lloyd Wright house to ever visit. I have wanted to visit this home for a... read more

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Royal Oak, Michigan
A must see!

Frank Lloyd Wright built this house in 1908-09. It had gone through some rough times, but the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 yesterday

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

Thank OpenRoader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank scott r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank NicNicboBic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

2  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

2  Thank Marvin W
Reviewed 13 August 2018

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

1  Thank FR3E5P1RiT
Reviewed 10 August 2018

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

Thank ForgetThisPlace
Reviewed 9 August 2018

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

Thank robinreagan3
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing architecture and phenomenal guides made this one of our favorite stops while visiting the area. If you're an architecture fan its definitely a must see. Absolutely stunning!

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17 August 2016|
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Response from bigbat44 | Reviewed this property |
It is only open on Sunday from 1-4
7 February 2015|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday and Thursdays 10-2, Sundays 1-5. Free admission