Rare Chance To Own a Frank Lloyd Wright Designed Home in Wisconsin
I could count on one hand the number of times that one of Frank Lloyd Wright's homes has been for sale to the public, and certainly not at this low price.
I grew up in Wisconsin and Frank Lloyd Wright is a name I've heard since I was a child. It was not uncommon to encounter his work or work inspired by him rather frequently. This is one of the rarest of rare opportunities for home buyers.
Frank Lloyd Wright Homes in Wisconsin
I looked for how many homes Frank Lloyd Wright designed that are in Wisconsin and discovered that Frank created over 150 projects for Wisconsin but only 60 ever came to be.
According to The Top Tours, as of 2021, there are 17 architectural pieces in Wisconsin owned by his administration, and 43 are privately owned. You can take tours of some, a few of the homes offer overnight stays, and now you have the rare opportunity to own a home designed by America's most prominent architect.
One of Frank Lloyd Wright's Largest Usonian Homes
Usonian design was a term Frank came up with to represent the native architectural style of the United States, Usonian homes lack ornamentation and instead focus on design integration between nature, community, and scale.
Wisconsin's Boyd Home Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
In a recent story from JournalTimes.com, The property was designed by Wright in 1954 and commissioned by Karen Johnson Boyd, an art dealer and heiress to the S.C. Johnson family. Karen Johnson Boyd lived in the house until her death in 2016. Her husband, Dr. William “Bill” Beaty Boyd, died at the home in 2020.
For the first time ever this 4,978 square foot home with 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms is on the market. The home sits on a bluff of a ravine that overlooks the Root River, Colonial Park, and the Racine Country Club.
The home is located at 1425 Valley View Drive in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, and is on the market for just $725,000.
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