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Alden Dow Home and Studio

315 Post St., Midland, MI 48640
+1 866-315-7678
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Alden Dow Home and Studio

Up until 10 months ago, I lived in Midland, MI most of my life and this is a home that I have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dsperlberg
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New Port Richey, Florida
Modern masterpiece

Historic home and studio of distinguished architect Alden Dow built in the 1940's. Highly original... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Catherine A
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315 Post St., Midland, MI 48640
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Reviewed yesterday

Up until 10 months ago, I lived in Midland, MI most of my life and this is a home that I have always wanted to visit and take a tour just to see what it was like inside. I am so glad that I went....More

Thank dsperlberg
Reviewed 5 days ago

Historic home and studio of distinguished architect Alden Dow built in the 1940's. Highly original and unusual design worthy of multiple visits. Very interesting guided tour about Dow's career, influence by Frank Lloyd Wright and his family life in Midland and as part of the...More

Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting visit and tour of the Home and Studio. Contemporary design for it's time, there are some influences from Frank Lloyd Wright. Compared to other houses of this nature, it has a more livable feel to it, that people could comfortably, and practically, live...More

Thank kmc11_11
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The tour lasted about 2 hours and the guide was excellent. Her father used to be the chief wood worker for Alden Dow, so she had many personal stories to share. The home is amazing and interesting to tour. Well worth your time and money....More

Thank Ted O
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Midland might not make your list of architectural hot spots to visit, and that is a mistake. The Alden Dow home and studio is a well-preserved, notable mid-century modern gem. The tours are limited to 30 people daily at 2pm, plus Friday and Saturdays at...More

Thank ellie1162016
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A wonderful tour looking back at Alden B. Dow, his architecture, and family home. Outside, each season has it's photo ops surrounding the property. Years ago, personal photos were allowed indoors but that has changed to no photos allowed. Sad.

1  Thank trekkian2002
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The tour guide was kind and knowledgeable. The house itself is incredible! We went in the winter so we didnt get a chance to enjoy the gardens and such, but it was so great we plan on going back in the summer!

Thank skoolbustwenty5
Reviewed 3 December 2016

For anyone who is interested in building a house, you must come and see this. Alden B. Dow was an architect, but his house is very quirky ,and built to fit his specifications and interests. This is the art of the possible and is inspiring...More

Thank Tonnay-Charente
Reviewed 28 October 2016

If modern architecture is your thing, the Alden Dow house shouldn't be missed. Alden Dow was Frank Lloyd Wright's first student at Taliesin, and later partnered on projects. As a kid in the late 60's, we lived in the neighborhood, when Alden Dow was living...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I drove in from Lansing with my aunts for a visit. There are guided tours only. Our guide was quite knowledgeable and allowed time for pics and questions. The house is a spectacular, a must-see

Thank DanielTripper
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Emily S
1 July 2017|
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Response from trekkian2002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at the conclusion of the tour.
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kittu1949
14 June 2016|
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Response from Beth S | Reviewed this property |
The back of the home can be seen from inside Dow gardens, but the entrance is on Post Street. Public tours are given M-Sat. at 2 p.m. and Fri. - Sat. at 10 a.m. Reservations are required. I wasn't able to find the cost on... More
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