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Address: 900 University Bay Drive, Madison, WI 53705-2298
Phone Number: 608-233-9774
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I love any FLW place

I love to see any FLW place and this one was another joy to see. The Unitarian Church has really done a great job maintaining the building. Our guide did not show even though I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I love to see any FLW place and this one was another joy to see. The Unitarian Church has really done a great job maintaining the building. Our guide did not show even though I phoned the day prior to confirm. However, the receptionist came to our rescue and walked us around telling us what was original FLW, etc.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

You don't need an appointment to visit this little Wright masterpiece of light and geometry, a tribute to his Unitarian forbears, built on a shoestring with mostly volunteer labor, and lovingly restored some years ago. A great place to hear music, or just enjoy the space inside and out. Friendly folks will give you a tour if they're around. The... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a wonderful inviting Frank Lloyd Wright Building. A very pleasant warm welcoming place. It feels and fits just right with the First Unitarian people there.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

As a man about 6 feet tall, I've never been a big fan of Frank Wright's low ceilings and tight spaces. This Meeting House has a great history because of Wright's connection with this congregation. Moreover, the original building was built largely with volunteer labor. I have attended several concerts, religious ceremonies, secular meetings and weddings at this location. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

While visiting relatives in Wisconsin, we found out that there was a Unitarian Church in Madison and we decided to go see it. The church was beautiful - very great FLW design, both indoors and out - one of the highlights was a HUGE pipe organ which could be viewed from the inside of the church as well as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Frank LLoyd Wright.....another fascinating work of his......wood, stone, windows, angles, light......beauty, and inspiration if you are into architecture and geometry.....and the modern (more recently built) part is worth seeing too.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Frank Lloyd Wright loved being an innovative designer and so it is with this wonderful worship space in Madison, WI. Wright was a member of this church. It was interesting to see the bright red concrete floor reflect in the ceiling design in an array of color. The high wall of windows gives a vista to nature. The central hall... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This Frank Lloyd Wright building is beautiful. It's inspiring to both Wright's devotees and Unitarians who appreciate the work of a fellow believer.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you are interested in Frank Lloyd Wright, this building is a must see. Beautiful building in an accessible setting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is a FLW site that you don't want to miss. It has the typical FLW elements like low and outreaching roofs, triangular auditorium, rooms lit with natural daylight, and the blending of the building with the surrounding. You need to call ahead to go inside, but the exterior view is already breathtaking.

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