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Prairie style : houses and gardens by Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School /

by Legler, Dixie; Korab, Christian; Wright, Frank Lloyd.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1999Description: 207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 1556709315.Subject(s): Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 | Architecture, Domestic -- Middle West | Prairie School (Architecture) | Prairie houses (Architecture)
Contents:
At home in the prairie. Introduction -- The Prairie School -- The prairie style : the new look. Sweeping lines -- Honest materials -- Open plans -- Custom furnishings -- Substantial fireplaces -- Natural colors -- Brilliant art glass -- Integral ornament -- Indigenous landscapes -- Prairie houses and gardens : Frank Lloyd Wright. Willits House (Highland Park, Illinois. 1902) -- Stockman House (Mason City, Iowa. 1908) -- Roberts House (River Forest, Illinois. 1908, 1955) -- Laura Gale House (Oak Park, Illinois. 1909) -- Prairie collegues. Andrews House / Vernon Watson (Oak Park, Illinois. 1904) -- McCready House / Robert Spencer (Oak Park, Illinois. 1908) -- Bradley House / Louis Sullivan (Madison, Wisconsin. 1909) -- Charles Purcell House / William Gray Purcell (River Forest, Illinois. 1909) -- Powers House / Purcell, Feick, and Elmslie (Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1910) -- Elliott House / George Maher (Madison, Wisconsin. 1910) --
Mess House / Walter Burley Griffin (Winnetka, Illinois. 1912) -- Hoyt House / Purcell, Feick, and Elmslie (Red Wing, Minnesota. 1913) -- Purcell-Cutts House / Purcell and Elmslie (Minnepolis, Minnesota. 1913) -- Baker House / William Drummond (Willmette, Illinois. 1914) -- Bersbach House / John Van Bergen (Willmette, Illinois. 1914) -- Clarke House / Barry Byrne (Fairfield, Iowa. 1915) -- Prairie gardens and landscapes. William Martin Garden / Frank Lloyd Wright and Walter Burley Griffin (Oak Park, Illinois. 1909) -- Taliesin Garden / Frank Lloyd Wright (Spring Green Wisconsin. 1911-59) -- Roberts Garden / attributed to Jens Jensen (River Forest, Illinois. mid-1920s) -- Becker Garden / Jens Jensen (Highland Park, Illinois. 1926) -- Prairie communities. Millikin Place / Frank Lloyd Wright and Marion Mahony (Decatur, Illinois. 1909-10) -- Rock Crest-Rock Glen / planned by Walter Burley Griffin (Mason City, Iowa. 1912) -- Ravine Bluffs / Frank Lloyd Wright (Glencoe, Illinois. 1915) -- Middleton Hills / planned by Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk (Madison, Wisconsin. 1995) -- Prairie School designers.
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"An Archetype Press book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 204) and index.

At home in the prairie. Introduction -- The Prairie School -- The prairie style : the new look. Sweeping lines -- Honest materials -- Open plans -- Custom furnishings -- Substantial fireplaces -- Natural colors -- Brilliant art glass -- Integral ornament -- Indigenous landscapes -- Prairie houses and gardens : Frank Lloyd Wright. Willits House (Highland Park, Illinois. 1902) -- Stockman House (Mason City, Iowa. 1908) -- Roberts House (River Forest, Illinois. 1908, 1955) -- Laura Gale House (Oak Park, Illinois. 1909) -- Prairie collegues. Andrews House / Vernon Watson (Oak Park, Illinois. 1904) -- McCready House / Robert Spencer (Oak Park, Illinois. 1908) -- Bradley House / Louis Sullivan (Madison, Wisconsin. 1909) -- Charles Purcell House / William Gray Purcell (River Forest, Illinois. 1909) -- Powers House / Purcell, Feick, and Elmslie (Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1910) -- Elliott House / George Maher (Madison, Wisconsin. 1910) --

Mess House / Walter Burley Griffin (Winnetka, Illinois. 1912) -- Hoyt House / Purcell, Feick, and Elmslie (Red Wing, Minnesota. 1913) -- Purcell-Cutts House / Purcell and Elmslie (Minnepolis, Minnesota. 1913) -- Baker House / William Drummond (Willmette, Illinois. 1914) -- Bersbach House / John Van Bergen (Willmette, Illinois. 1914) -- Clarke House / Barry Byrne (Fairfield, Iowa. 1915) -- Prairie gardens and landscapes. William Martin Garden / Frank Lloyd Wright and Walter Burley Griffin (Oak Park, Illinois. 1909) -- Taliesin Garden / Frank Lloyd Wright (Spring Green Wisconsin. 1911-59) -- Roberts Garden / attributed to Jens Jensen (River Forest, Illinois. mid-1920s) -- Becker Garden / Jens Jensen (Highland Park, Illinois. 1926) -- Prairie communities. Millikin Place / Frank Lloyd Wright and Marion Mahony (Decatur, Illinois. 1909-10) -- Rock Crest-Rock Glen / planned by Walter Burley Griffin (Mason City, Iowa. 1912) -- Ravine Bluffs / Frank Lloyd Wright (Glencoe, Illinois. 1915) -- Middleton Hills / planned by Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk (Madison, Wisconsin. 1995) -- Prairie School designers.

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