Over the last year I have had the opportunity to visit several Frank Lloyd Wright designs in person. Last weekend I visited the Spring House in Tallahassee, Florida. This is a unique property as it is in disrepair. A group of people have formed the Spring House Institute with the goal of purchasing, restoring and preserving this unique design by Frank Lloyd Wright.
The Spring House was designed in 1952 for Clifton and George Lewis II and construction was finished in December of 1954. It is a two-story home designed in a hemicycle style. Wright only designed a few homes in this style although his design features are still clearly visible such as mitered windows, long horizontal lines and the fireplace being the center of focus. … Continue reading