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Wright’s San Francisco Office (1951)

Wright's San Francisco office

Wright’s San Francisco office with his associate Aaron Green opened in 1951. Wright used the office for his northern California projects including the Marin County Civic Center and V.C. Morris Gift Shop. Sometime after Wright’s death, the office was disassembled and sold to a collector. It has recently found a new home in Erie, PA […]

Arthur Mathews House (1950)

Mathews House

The Mathews House sold on 9/9/22. View the property listing on Zillow. Located in a quiet Atherton, California neighborhood and barely visible from the street, one could easily walk past the house. Typical of Wright’s structures, the red brick and wood Usonian-style design is definitely “one” with the surrounding landscape.  The ancient oak trees are […]

Robert Berger House (1950)

Robert Berger House exterior

In his long and storied career, Frank Lloyd Wright had tried many times to develop a client base that consisted of persons of “modest means”. He referred to the homes he would design for these people as “Usonian“. It was Wright’s term to describe a new type of American architecture, and his first completed Usonian […]

Maynard Buehler House (1948)

Beuhler House exterior

One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s many stunning accomplishments was his vision describing how he perceived cities and the architecture of buildings should look. The word he used to describe this vision was Usonia, and he used the adjective Usonian – rather than American – to describe the character of the look. This page may contain affiliate […]

Sidney Bazett House (1938)

bazett house

Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Hillsborough, California, lies a unique architectural gem – the Sidney Bazett House. Designed by the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939, this hexagonal-shaped home embodies his iconic Usonian style. (This page may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure about affiliate links here.) Hexagon Patterns Characterized by its emphasis on […]

Hanna “Honeycomb” House (1936)

Hanna House overhang

The Hanna house on Stanford’s campus is also known as the “Honeycomb House” — this because its design was based on the hexagonal geometric figure (the honeycomb) produced by bees. It was Wright’s first non-rectangular design and… it drove the construction crews absolutely nuts. Ninety-degree angles were one thing, but in 1937 — the year […]

La Miniatura (1923)

la miniatura

La Miniatura, also known as the Millard House, is a textile block house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1923 in Pasadena, California. It is one of Wright’s most famous and innovative works, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (This page may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure about […]

Storer House (1923)

storer house

The Storer House is a Frank Lloyd Wright house in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles built in 1923. The structure is noteworthy as one of the four Mayan Revival style textile-block houses built by Wright in the Los Angeles area from 1922 to 1924. The house was commissioned by Dr. John Storer, a homeopathic […]

Freeman House (1923)

samuel freeman house exterior

The Samuel Freeman House, perched in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, is a unique example of Frank Lloyd Wright’s experimentation with textile block houses. Built in 1923, the house utilizes over 12,000 cast concrete blocks, textured with pre-Columbian designs, to create a unified look both inside and out. Wright’s design cleverly utilizes the slope […]

Ennis House (1923)

ennis house

Frank Lloyd Wright had designed the first of his California homes in 1909. Built in 1910 and located in Montecito, the design was a 5,000 sq, ft. “summer cottage” for Emily and George C. Stewart. His third design in the state (there were 24 in all) was a home for Charles and Mabel Ennis. Designed […]