Results tagged with 'Racine Spelunking'
Published Nov. 27, 2018
Tour a few Frank Lloyd Wright sites and you'll notice the recurring theme of intractability, stubbornness of him getting his way. Often, Wright's spats with clients led to works of stunning beauty. Take, for example, the administration building and research tower at SC Johnson in Racine.
Published Nov. 20, 2018
The idea of using a building design to erect more than one structure isn't unheard of. Recently, I had the chance to see inside some Racine schools designed by the same architect and built at the same time - 1855!! - and which, despite many changes over the years, still survive today.
Published Nov. 13, 2018
Racine County Courthouse stands almost like a monument in the center of downtown Racine. As you near it, the numerous carved reliefs on the building's exterior come into focus and you realize how beautiful this striking modern Art Deco structure really is.
Published Nov. 6, 2018
Today, even after many Lake Michigan lighthouses have gone dark, the need for Wind Point Lighthouse's glow remains important. We stopped in for a tour to get a look at the history, and to climb the 144 cast-iron steps to the top, of this 1880 Racine County landmark.
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