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So long........frank Lloyd Wright

I fell in love with wright after discovering the Paul Simon song. I wondered who could inspire... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
mcgm5050
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Calgary, Canada
Fantastic and worth braving the December rain!

This tour has long been on the bucket list for my husband and me... Our expectations were high and... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2018
AJ B
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Victoria, Canada
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

I fell in love with wright after discovering the Paul Simon song. I wondered who could inspire such beauty ..... and then I learned! I love his simplicity, thoughtfulness and attention to every side of every detail. This is a terrific tour. A must see!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2018

This tour has long been on the bucket list for my husband and me... Our expectations were high and our very capable tour guide managed to exceed them! We had a very comprehensive tour of (the outside of) at least seven houses and covered quite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

We had booked a tour last summer for 2 pm but because of traffic arrived about 2:10; the staff was able to put us on the next tour (2:20) and were very helpful. The person giving the tour was knowledgeable and considerate of all the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We had a guided tour of the Oak Park neighborhood and the Frank Lloyd Wright houses and found the tour to be very informative. We learned so many interesting details about the buildings and had the unexpected bonus of chatting with one of the owners...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

The several houses open on this weekend are usually well worth the wait. Some houses are not as interesting on the inside as the outside would make you believe. This is often the result of lack-luster decoration.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

We really enjoyed the FLW walking tour. You could see the evolution of his design and it was surprising how prolific he was.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Liz M
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Also enjoyed the self guided audio tour of the FLW homes in Oak Park. Well done! It was a beautiful summer day and the houses were all like jewels tucked into the neighborhood.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

The self-guided tour was a great way to learn about 10 houses he designed. Gorgeous neighborhood. Amazing homes. We did this in about 45 minutes just prior to a guided tour of his home and studio.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Roberta M
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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BoardingPass650524
August 19, 2016|
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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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Discover_11
July 26, 2015|
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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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