Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin: How America's Most Famous Architect Found Inspiration in His Home State (Paperback)
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America's most famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, was born in 1867 in the rolling hills of Richland Center, Wisconsin, to a family of Unitarians. Even with world-class commissions like New York City's Guggenheim Museum, his organic architecture remains rooted in Wisconsin's landscape, from affordable-housing prototypes in Milwaukee to his summer home and architecture school in rural Spring Green. This comprehensive guide to Wright's designs (and those of his prot g s) that are open to the public--as well as insider historical information about sites now demolished, and those available for "drive-bys" only--is for the architecture or history fan looking for tours, overnight stays or creative inspiration.
About the Author
Based in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood, Kristine Hansen is a nationally recognized design and travel author with articles published on Travel + Leisure's and Architectural Digest's websites, as well as in Time, Midwest Living, and Milwaukee Magazine. She is also the author of Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook: Creamy, Cheesy, Sweet, and Savory Recipes from the State's Best Creameries.