• Creator
  • Willatzen, Andrew C.P.
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1905
  • Description
  • Designed in 1901, the Willits house is considered the first of the great Prairie Style Houses. However, as it was not constructed until several years later, it was not the first Prairie House actually to be built. Located in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois, the house presents a symmetrical facade to the street. The floor plan is a cruciform with four wings that extend out from a central hearth. In addition to art glass windows an... more
    Designed in 1901, the Willits house is considered the first of the great Prairie Style Houses. However, as it was not constructed until several years later, it was not the first Prairie House actually to be built. Located in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois, the house presents a symmetrical facade to the street. The floor plan is a cruciform with four wings that extend out from a central hearth. In addition to art glass windows and wooden screens that divide rooms, Wright also designed most of the furniture in the house. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2009