Window Shopping Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills California

Rodeo Drive is probably one of the most famous shopping streets in the world. The street is lined with high profile stores that attract both stars and star watchers. As Laura and I drove down Rodeo Drive looking for a parking spot I realized we were a little under-car’d in … Continue reading

Frank Lloyd Wright Hollyhock House, Los Angeles California

Over the coarse of Frank Lloyd Wright’s career he built 532 structures and designed over 1000… talk about an overachiever! I have talked about my love for Wright designed structures often on this blog as I find him fascinating, both personally and professionally. He was a brilliant architect, who was … Continue reading

All Wright 2014 House Walk, Oak Park Illinois

Frank Lloyd Wright Tours Chicago

This year was a milestone year for the Frank Lloyd Wright House Walk Tour in Oak Park Illinois. It was the 125th anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and the 40th anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. I had always wanted to attend a FLW House … Continue reading

The Rookery Building, Chicago Illinois

In 1871 The Great Fire of Chicago ripped through the city leaving massive destruction in its path. As the city began to rebuild the architects pushed the envelope with new innovative structures. The Rookery Building was one of those structures. Daniel Burnham and John Root were commissioned in 1885 to … Continue reading

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, Hyde Park Illinois

If you have been reading my blog for a while you may have figured out that I am a Frank Lloyd Wright fan. I collect FLW house tours like one collects ball-caps of their favorite baseball team. There are a few houses that Wright designed that one should visit in … Continue reading

Treachery, Deceit and Murder! Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin, Spring Green Wisconsin

There are no secrets about what kind of person Frank Lloyd Wright was. He was demanding, headstrong and always “Wright”. He was also well ahead of his time, innovative and an amazing architect. I consider myself a Wright fan, not to the point that I correct docents while on tours … Continue reading

Trip Rewind Arizona 2002 : Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin West

I do not think I realized the magnitude of what I was about to visit at the time. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. In hindsight I pretty much want to slap myself silly for not understanding just how amazing this was. It was officially the first FLW house I ever … Continue reading

Trip Rewind Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, Mill Run Pennsylvania

As a child I dreamed of being an architect, often building entire cities out of Legos. I also drew more floor plans of “dream” houses than I could ever live in, in one lifetime. One day I shared with my mom a house that I had created with a glass … Continue reading

Trip Rewind: Frank Lloyd Wright Kentuck Knob, Chalk Hill, Pennsylvania

Some people collect coins, others baseball cards, but I collect Frank Lloyd Wright House Tours. Sure it’s a little weird. It’s not like I can take the house with me once I finish the tour but when ever I travel if there is a Frank Lloyd Wright structure in the … Continue reading