Sunday, August 07, 2005
Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Susan Dana Thomas House in 1902 and today it remains a world famous example of his Prairie style in domestic architecture.
Located at 301 East Lawrence Avenue, the home is maintained by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. If you click on that link, you'll learn more about the house and take a virtual tour through its rooms.
Recently Diane Gurgens Urbanckas attended a floral art show at the house that featured the work of 27 artists, all using fresh flowers and good old prairie weeds. She sent me a photo of one exhibit in the house library.
The Dana-Thomas house is open year-round and is well worth a visit on your next trip to Springfield. Thanks to Diane for sharing her pictures!