Top 10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

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<p>America’s most influential architect designed hundreds of structures and is especially known for his Prairie-style buildings and organic influences. From to a newly renovated hotel to a Manhattan museum, here’s a list of the best Frank Lloyd Wright sights&mdash;in order from the construction date&mdash;that are the most innovative <em>and</em> provide the best experience for visitors.</p>

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Tony_Flury on February 15, 2012 at 7:52:29 AM EST

Amazed that Graycliff did not make it into the top 10 - I know the building (inside and outside) is being restored - but it is still an amazing building.

lakisha2011 on November 24, 2011 at 3:30:16 AM EST

It was very useful for me. Keep sharing such ideas in the future as well. This was actually what I was looking for, and I am glad to came here! Thanks for sharing the such information with us

Amy_Walters on August 3, 2011 at 7:23:48 PM EDT

Personally, I like the Kentuck Knob estate best of the 4 Wright sites I've visited.

dmk62563 on August 3, 2011 at 6:58:20 PM EDT

The Dana Thomas House in Springfield Illinois was restored by the State of Illinois in the 80s and much original and period furniture obtained. A few blocks from the State Capitol Building and from the recently opened Abraham Lincoln Museum and Library. Well worth the time.

northie on August 3, 2011 at 6:38:31 PM EDT

love his work. It's my ambition to see all his work!!! One of his buildings was just saved in Los Angeles -I believe.It's worthwhile doing the Oak Park tour to see his range

mcrosson on August 3, 2011 at 4:45:32 PM EDT

While the vast majority of FLW's work is amazing, he did the occasional cockup, too. The Marin Community Center is not only one of the UGLIEST buildings in existence, it is also one of the most idiotic layouts you'll ever encounter, forcing people to walk nearly half a mile from one end to the other when doing simple tasks like getting parking tickets paid. I am almost positive he designed it as a joke, and the dumbkopfs in Marin bought into it lock, stock & barrel.

theflock on August 1, 2011 at 6:12:19 PM EDT

I'm always surprised when Florida Southern College is not mentioned when Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture is discussed. Florida Southern, in Lakeland, Florida, is home to the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world, called "Child of the Sun". I attended classes in the FLW buildings and can attest that, while architecturally they may be special, he didn't design with human comfort in mind (no restrooms in public buildings, esplanades designed to only accommodate the height-challenged...).

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