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Frankfort is home to a varied amount of historical architecture including the Zeigler House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Located on Shelby Street, this house is the only one to have been built by Wright in Kentucky. The home was constructed in 1910 for the Rev. Jesse R. Zeigler and is considered to be an excellent example of Wright's Prairie Style. Though the Zeigler House is a private residence and not open to visitors, several other historic homes are.
The Old Governor's Mansion is the oldest official residence in the United States that is still in use. The house was built in 1798 and has served as the home of 33 Kentucky governors. Today the mansion serves as the home of Kentucky's Lieutenant Governor. Tours are free. For times and directions please call (502) 564-3449.
Another historic Frankfort building that is open to the public is the Old State Capitol. This Greek Revival Building served as the seat of Kentucky's state government from 1831 to 1910. Tours are given daily for a small fee. Call (502) 564-1792 for hours and directions.