Tracking the restoration and preservation of a 102-year-old Frank Lloyd Wright house

A current project inventory and links to posts and images.

Preserving Shorewood’s Rich History

Stewardship is not a product of special oversight placed on historic homes. It comes, instead, from a shared commitment to storytelling, passed between generations.

The System within the System

Citing a vast body of drawings and plans, historians have called the ASBH project the largest single design effort by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Beauty in an imperfect system

Underneath magnificent art lie the trials, troubles and lessons-learned by the artist.

Compress, release, repeat.

By creating a deliberately small space through which one must pass before reaching a larger space, Frank Lloyd Wright caused a temporary sense of tension, followed by a powerful feeling of freedom.