Frank lloyd wright

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8 Wisconsin sights you must see

Published Dec. 31, 2019

All around us are beautiful sights and scenes, some popular some exclusive. In this new feature we'll share some of these - through our lens - and hope that you'll join us along the way by sharing your favorite Wisconsin sights too.

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13 photos of Frank Lloyd Wright's cool Tokyo "House of Tomorrow" school

Published Feb. 8, 2019

Wisconsin architect Frank Lloyd Wright's stunning and innovative work brought him commissions all around the globe, and when I travel, I try to make sure I see as many of them as I can. Here is a look at his beautiful Jiyu Gakuen Myonichikan girls school building in Tokyo.

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Magical Chicago holiday jaunt offers chance to dig into Windy City architecture

Published Jan. 8, 2019

There's something about a big city at the holidays: the lights, the window displays, the crowds, the decorations, carolers. Our Christmas trip to Chicago was to drink in the cheer, but, for me, every visit to the Windy City is another chance to dig into the city's world class architecture.

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Two sides of the Wisconsin Dells

Published July 20, 2018

On a recent trip to the (seemingly self-proclaimed) Waterpark Capital of the World, I got two views of the Wisconsin Dells. One was exactly the one you might expect, but the other was anything but.

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Shorewood house identified as a rare Frank Lloyd Wright design

Published June 5, 2015

A previously unidentified Frank Lloyd Wright design was revealed today in Shorewood, Wis. The house at 2106 Newton Ave. was constructed in 1917 as an American System-Built House, a venture Wright undertook to design, develop and market well-designed houses to a broad market by using standardization to make them affordable.

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6 must-see Spaces & Traces Layton Boulevard sites

Published May 13, 2015

If you're champing at the bit for the next Doors Open MKE, you'll have to wait until September. But you can get your hometown exploration fix thanks to DOMKE's elder Historic Milwaukee Inc. sibling, Spaces and Traces, which is back for its 34th year this weekend.

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12 Spring Green hot spots

Published March 21, 2015

Located on the banks of the Wisconsin River, Spring Green is small in population (about 1,600 people) but grand in reputation. And located only two hours from Milwaukee, it's a viable and enjoyable weekend getaway.

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Wright landmark hosts gallery saluting Wisconsin's master architect

Published July 31, 2012

Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings on the SC Johnson campus in the heart of Racine have long been among the Wisconsin architect's signature works. Now, a new gallery located in the lower level of Lord Norman Foster's 2010 Fortaleza Hall, will serve as a permanent gallery on the campus for annually rotating exhibitions focusing on Wright's work.