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“Amazing Orientation”

Florida Southern College
Ranked #3 of 52 things to do in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Daily tours available highlighting this truly unique collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture at Florida Southern College.
Davie, Florida
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10 reviews
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“Amazing Orientation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

Florida Southern offers a weekend of activities to acquaint new students and their parents to the school. Moving into the college was a breeze with the move in crew! I carried nothing for my son to move into college - just parked the car. Faculty in full regalia processed along with all the incoming freshman for the opening ceremony of the college for the new class. We were treated like family. Had a great weekend.

Visited August 2013
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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“Extensive Frank Lloyd Wright Work from Late in His Career”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2013

My wife saw FSC on a list of 10 "must see things" so we detoured off our itinerary to check it out. Good call. Mr. Wright designed 18 buildings for the college, and 12 of the them got built. We went to the visitor center which has some of the history, is a FLW building, and used to be the college library. We found a very pleasant student who gave us a two hour guided walking tour for $33 per person. Worth it. It got us access to all of the buildings, and a great explanation of the architecture, history, building techniques, current renovation plans, etc.

We had seen Mr. Wright's home and workshop in the Chicago area plus several of his buildings, and also been to Fallingwater in southwest Pennsylvania, so this was another look into his extensive array of work. There is also a lovely HUGE fountain that is a FLW design that is awesome.

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Visited August 2013
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Lakeland, Florida
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10 reviews
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“Frank Lloyd Wright in the flesh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013

Florida Southern College has the world's largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright building in a single location. The campus is like a museum of iconic architectural structures. Visitors have the opportunity walk around the campus under the covered walkways and walk through some of the buildings. FSC has maintained this architectural collection with great pride and commitment. If anyone is truly appreciative of iconic architecture, the Frank Lloyd Wright collection at Florida Southern College is a must see.

Visited March 2013
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Lakeland,FL
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“Interesting to see, history.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

It is beautiful. The pool is very interesting and it is history alive. The campus is clean and attractive.

Visited June 2013
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POINCIANA
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“FSC Home to Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

For those of you who have never experienced the unique designs of Frank Lloyd Wright, Lakeland, Florida has its own little sampling of Wright's work on the campus of Florida Southern College adjacent to a lovely lake front green area. The buildings are best visited with a guide from the College.

Visited June 2013
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