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Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park

120 N Ballas Rd, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-3405
+1 314-822-8359
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Geometry Galore!

The genius of Frank Lloyd Wright is seen in the geometry of the architecture and furniture that he... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
simkerr
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Saint Louis, Missouri
What a gem!

Well preserved excellent example of FLW Usonian, especially impressive collection of furniture and... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
bbrandt4
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Troy, Ohio
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120 N Ballas Rd, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-3405
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The genius of Frank Lloyd Wright is seen in the geometry of the architecture and furniture that he designed for this house. Instead of 90 degree angles, this house has 60 degree and 120 degree angles. Everywhere you look you will see parallelograms, triangles, hexagons...More

1  Thank simkerr
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Well preserved excellent example of FLW Usonian, especially impressive collection of furniture and textiles. Hidden gem, but worth the trip

Thank bbrandt4
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Fans of architect Frank Lloyd Wright will be impressed with his Usonian home in the heart of Kirkwood, MO. The house was designed for Russell and Ruth Kraus around 1950 and they were its only residents for more than 40 years until a group of...More

1  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I've seen many Frank Lloyd Wright houses, including many Usonions. This one is very special. It is larger and more complex than most and has beautiful grounds. The owner had incredible dedication to building this house and ensuring its fidelity to Mr Wright's vision. Our...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This home is absolutely fantastic if you're into original mid century anything! The details and craftsmanship to build this angular house is incredible! And that the interior furnishings were so well kept all these years is just amazing! Our tour host was adorable and so...More

1  Thank Judy P
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We have visited several FLW houses. This was the smallest. Size didn't matter because the design was awesome. Only two flaws with this house. Two of the openings, one in the kitchen and one in the bathroom that you had to turn sideways to get...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

For those interested in architecture, particularly of Frank Lloyd Wright, this house is a most see. It is a hidden treasure in the St. Louis suburb of Kirkwood. The tour is interesting and describes the history and unique features of the house. Good for family...More

Thank plb6259
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a wonderful example of Frank Lloyd Wright's work. Most of the interior of the house is original!! I understand that the people who had it built did not cook much, so the kitchen looks like it did when it was new! You have...More

Thank saharadweller
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The was my first Frank Lloyd Wright home to visit, and I hope not my last. The tour is kept to a small number (around 10 people), so you have a quality tour. The guide was very knowledgeable about the house, and our party of...More

2  Thank Teachaimo
Reviewed 18 March 2017

It was closed for tours that day but we got to walk around outside. I've seen other's he did and this one doesn't disapoint.

Thank Madisonmom2015
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Gill C
22 February 2017|
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Response from liz_croft | Reviewed this property |
Opening times are limited. Phone reservations are required for all tours. Tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park may be scheduled by appointment for the following times: WINTER SCHEDULE (January... More
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