Monday, October 12, 2015
A Woman Bought a House For $100,000, Then Learned Frank Lloyd Wright Built It
The house is one of only 14 remaining examples of Wright's affordable housing project, writes theWisconsin State Journal’s Gayle Worland. Hoping to make small dwellings available to all, he came up with an idea to sell the "American System-Built Home," a structure that was built in a factory, and then assembled on site. Unfortunately, the experiment failed at the onset of World War I, partially due to conflicts with his business partner. Several houses were built in Midwestern cities before the business went kaput, including McQuillen's, which dates back to 1917..."
Frank Lloyd Wright's Madison built house