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Address: Whitefish, MT
Description: Designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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I wish it was restored.

Having an architecture education, I was looking forward to seeing another FLW creation. We visited after hours. But even if the building was open, I'm not sure that we could... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Desp76
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Baker, Montana, USA
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Windsor, CT
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274 reviews 274 reviews
61 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If you adore Frank's work and you're in Whitefish, MT this is a must. Walk from the SNOW Bus stop. The present occupants welcome walk-ins.

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Baker, Montana, USA
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18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Having an architecture education, I was looking forward to seeing another FLW creation. We visited after hours. But even if the building was open, I'm not sure that we could have wandered around inside. While I was enchanted, I was also discouraged by the number of changes made to the building over the years. It would have been much more... More 

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Jonesborough, TN
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221 reviews 221 reviews
83 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It's just a plain, old business building, that happens to be designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It has the distinctive FLW look, but it's nothing special.

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Seattle
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127 reviews 127 reviews
54 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It was surprising to find a building in the little town of Whitefish, Montana designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Being a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright, I love searching out these little gems. The woman in the visitor center was able to provide additional interesting information. A side note, stop in the visitor center!!

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Saskatchewan
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106 reviews 106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

What a joy to find such a work of art, still being well used. Such a classic, well designed building still being practical. I truly appreciate the owners and current occupants of the building tolerating fans without grumbling or charging entrance.

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Ottawa
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314 reviews 314 reviews
162 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

If you are a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright' work, it is worth stopping in front of the building to appreciate one of the architect's work. It isn't one of the stunning homes he has designed, yet it deserves a look. You can see some distinctive features that show up in his other works, notably the layered roof. Quite the... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This is a classic of American Architecture here in Whitefish, MT. I would not really call this an "attraction" for entertainment, it is more like a gem for appreciation. Especially to be here where not expected. It is a simple building by the icon of American Architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright, and has many of his classic elements: cornice details, brick... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Unless you really appreciate and know the story behind the man, you won't be impressed. It is a fairly non-descript building really; we drove by it a few times while in town without realizing it was an attraction.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Unfortunately, the work of such a famous architect is lost in the middle of shops, bars, and tourist type environment. You have to appreciate the design, but the location certainly is lacking.

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Calgary, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
31 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I read the reason why he built in Whitefish on the back of a postcard, odd. It is a Law office and states its the Frank Lloyd Wright building on the parking lot sign. Alone it would be neat, but around other buildings it kinda has no real draw for your eye, cool and obscure that it's in town I... More 

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