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Wright Plus Housewalk

Oak Park, IL
+1 312-994-4000
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Wright Plus Housewalk

This was the reason for our visit to Oak Park. The Ultimate Wright Plus Weekend is a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roberta M
Great for an afternoon walk

This isn't a super long tour, but you get a good glimpse of some awesome architecture and some... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
Ali V
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Oak Park, Illinois
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The annual Wright Plus Housewalk celebrates architecture, design, Frank Lloyd Wright's innovative vision and the talents of his fellow architects. It is an enjoyable day featuring rare interior tours of private homes and public buildings designed by Wright and his contemporaries.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“studio tour” (5 reviews)
“walking tour” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Oak Park, IL
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+1 312-994-4000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the reason for our visit to Oak Park. The Ultimate Wright Plus Weekend is a great experience. Buy a Fast Pass and go to the head of every line.

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

This isn't a super long tour, but you get a good glimpse of some awesome architecture and some interesting info on the homes and families. You buy tickets and get your listening device at the Frank Lloyd Wright Studio, so I recommend ending your tour...More

Thank Ali V
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Have done this walking tour twice now and each had different houses set in a wonderful community supportive of their heritage. Stop and enjoy the many restaurants and coffee shops ..... great day!

Thank Steven A
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

After enjoying brunch at Hemmingway's Bistro, we had a great walk through the neighborhood, stopping at this location. Unfortunately, it was closed, but we were able to observe it from outside. Very charming

Thank Kristena H
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

I've lived in Oak Park for 25 years and this was the first time I did the Wright Plus. It was so interesting to see the insides of the houses that I've seen and wondered about for so many years. The period restoration on some...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We signed on to do this additional walking tour of the historic Frank Lloyd Wright homes. This is an easy walk on flat terrain easy for most any visitor. It's well worth taking the time to do this tour. Enjoy, discover and savor the work...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

The neighborhood surrounding the FLW studio and home contain numerous FLW designed homes. It is a nice walk to see them and really a must if you enjoy his brand of architecture.

Thank TooOldtoRun
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

You have to see these homes to believe them. Frank Lloyd Wright was so far ahead of his time and he changed architecture forever.

Thank Mark K
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We added this on to the FLW Home and Studio Tour and we're glad that we did. The number of FLW homes is amazing and if you are an architecture buff you will find that you also enjoy the homes which are other architectural styles...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

We did this audio guided tour after the house and studio tour. Great opportunity to see some of Wright's designs in their natural setting.

Thank Elizabeth M
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Response from rwhames | Reviewed this property |
Probably not but maybe under the following circumstance. If attending as a couple you could have one person go into the shop to buy the tickets while the other waited outside with the dog. Walking down the street would not... More
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Response from OneHappyFamily1 | Reviewed this property |
Try contacting the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust (312) 994-4000. This Chicago based non-profit is dedicated to the vision of FLW and schedules the renown annual FLW House Walk. They sponsor numerous other programs, public FLW... More
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