Sat 20 May 2017
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright during Wright Plus 150, on Saturday, May 20 in Oak Park, Ill. Enjoy interior tours of rarely seen private homes and public buildings designed by Wright and his contemporaries.
Wright Plus 150 includes four private Wright homes, a special oasis for Trust members, and a full lineup of featured homes located in an easily walkable loop, just steps from Wright’s Oak Park Home and Studio. Also special for Wright Plus are two luxury experiences for architecture and design enthusiasts. The Ultimate Plus Weekend Package, May 18-21, provides four days of exclusive tours and activities, including a gourmet dinner at a private Frank Lloyd Wright home, Fast Pass access to the Wright Plus 150 Housewalk, a hotel stay and more. For those looking for something else, the newly offered Ultimate Saturday will feature highlights of the Ultimate Plus package on the day of the Housewalk. The Wright Plus 150 Housewalk lineup totals 10 private homes, a combination of Wright’s early experiments and his fully formed Prairie-style homes, as well as Prairie designs and traditional styles by other architects. Thoroughly researched presentation displays and docent-led tours are provided at each house. Also on the Wright Plus tour is the place where Wright’s innovative Prairie homes were designed and his studio architects worked: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home and Studio. Wright Plus tickets include entry to Wright’s Prairie-style masterpiece, the Frederick C. Robie House in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood and The Rookery in the heart of Chicago’s financial district. Visit flwright.org for details.