Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Architecture Tour Takes In Frank Lloyd Wright And Other Great Buildings Around Cleveland: April 9

Peter B. Lewis Building, Case Western Reserve University: Frank Gehry

Frank Lloyd Wright: Staley House

Frank Lloyd Wright: Penfield House

The Weltzheimer/Johnson House: Frank Lloyd Wright

The Weltzheimer/Johnson House holds public open house hours on the First and Third Sundays of each month

OK--straight up, registration for this tour is over so this post is just to make one more aware of these buildings and this event. Also, many of these buildings, including a Wright house are open for tours.

Wright made an impact in Ohio later in his career than in Illinois, Wisconsin and Western PA, but still left a significant legacy of six houses in Northeast, Ohio.

"On Saturday, April 9, Out and About Wright participants will have the opportunity to visit not one, not even three, but five Wright-designed private residences in Northeast Ohio. Once home to a thriving manufacturing industry, Cleveland is re-emerging along the banks of Lake Erie as a Midwest center for art and architecture. Before the region saw the landmark construction of the new I. M. Pei-designed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it already had a varied and interesting architectural heritage, including six mid-century works by Wright:"

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