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Mapping 16 Frank Lloyd Wright Houses For Sale Right Now

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Revered American architect (and A+ shade-thrower) Frank Lloyd Wright would have turned 147 yesterday, and to celebrate the work of the Prairie style potentate, who designed more than 500 completed structures over the course of his illustrious career, here's an updated map with all the Wright-designed homes on the market right this very second. There's been quite a few sales since his designs were last plotted—goodbye, sweet Ray Brandes House—but also quite a few (reasonably affordable?!) additions. From $795K pre-fab options to townhouses in Chicago to gorgeous textile block mansions, the gang's all here, so do have a look.


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Winslow House

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Wright was in his 20s when he received the commission for the 1893 Winslow House. 120 years later, it was hoisted onto the market for $2.4M. It first listed last December, though has endured many a minuscule PriceChop since. For $1.85M buyers get a 5,000-square-foot spread with four bedrooms and many of the trappings of an early Wright design: oak floors, built-in seating in nearly every room, and four fireplaces.

Robert Emmond House

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Completed in 1892, the Emmond House ("a national treasure," according to the brokerbabble) boasts much in the way of Queen Anne influences, which is typical of Wright's pre-Prairie work. It originally listed in 2011 for $1.5M, but the fact that it comes with five bedrooms and just one bathroom may have put off buyers. It re-listed in January for $919K and now asks $829K.

Socrates Zaferiou House

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One of the 11 prefab homes Wright ever designed recently hit the market for the first time ever. Wright dabbled a bit in prefab dabbling developer Marshall Erdman, the Lithuanian-American builder that commissioned the First Unitarian Society of Madison from him in 1946. Wright discovered that Erdman was selling prefabs, and offered to design him a few models that could be offered for $15K, which was about half the price that Erdman was charging for some of his own. The Socrates Zaferiou House sits on 2.5 acres overlooking Blauvelt State Park, and the listing promises perfect "harmony with the environment" with just a half-hour drive to Manhattan. It asks $795K.

Louis Penfield House

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One of the nine Usonian Homes Wright built in Ohio just plopped onto the market a few weeks ago. The Louis Penfield House of Willoughby Hills was completed 1955, when Wright was a little over halfway done with his Usonian series, essentially a collection of small, mostly flat-roofed single-story homes built to make his designs more accessible to middle-income families. Right now it's being rented out for $275 a night, though its owners are looking to sell. On offer for $1.7M: the 1,800-square-foot abode, plus two other cottages on 18.45 acres.

Roloson Houses

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Chicago's Roloson Houses were the only row houses the Prairie poohbah designed in his lifetime, and he did so in 1892, while he was still working for Adler & Sullivan and before he had a chance to make the most of his personal style. By the 1930s, these four homes had largely been forgotten as part of Wright's oeuvre, but in the '40s were rediscovered. The best part? One can snag a Chicago Wright design for just $685K.

John Storer Residence

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San Francisco architecture writer once wrote: "Of all the architects who perceived the Edenic possibilities of California, none capitalized on them with more sensitivity and assurance than Frank Lloyd Wright." And, yes, "Edenic" is totally an appropriate term for the 1923 John Storer Residence. It's one of Wright's four L.A. County "textile block" houses, which he built, the story goes, to prove that he was talented enough to transform even something cheap, utilitarian, and ugly into a lust-worthy item. He used "that old gutter rat"—his nickname for concrete blocks—to make a vaguely brocade pattern on the façade. It asks $6.9M.

Gerald B. and Beverley Tonkens House

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In February 2013, Wright's Gerald B. and Beverley Tonkens House listed for the first time ever, asking 1.788M. Besides a structure that utterly oozes Prairie pulchritude, the house comes with four acres (set behind a Wright-designed gate) and much of the home's original, custom-made furniture.

George Madison Millard House

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Commissioned by the same couple behind California's more famous Millard House, this Illinois spread, built in 1906 and crafted with 68 art glass windows, is going for $950K.

Alice Millard House

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A prime example of Wright's use of textile block construction, the 1913 Alice Millard House (known also as "La Miniatura") was once slated to be moved to Japan. After that deal fell through, the house listed for just under $5M. It's now, however, up for just $3.995M.

Avery Coonley House, North Wing

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Built between 1908 and 1912, the Coonley House it was disassembled in 1950, with the bedroom wing split off and sold as a separate residence. On sale now: the public spaces and servants wing, which are going for $2.25M.

Isidore Heller House

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A fixture of the Hyde Park neighborhood, Wright's 1897 Heller House represents one of the architect's early forays into the Prairie style. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 2004, the seven-bedroom mansion wants $2.425M.

Andrew B. & Maude Cooke House

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Wright designed the Cooke House in 1953, but construction until 1959, two months before his death. Just a short walk from Atlantic beaches, the house sports a deep-water dock, gym, and sauna. It asks $3.75M.

George Blossom House

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Construction wrapped on Blossom House in 1892, but Wright came back to create a Prairie-style garage addition in the early 1900s. According to the brokerbabble this is a "once in a lifetime opportunity to restore" such a pedigreed spread; t once asked as much as $1.288M, but has since been PriceChopped down to $850K.

F. B. Henderson House

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Built in 1901, the F. B. Henderson House is one of a few residences Wright designed while partnered Webster Tomlinson, the architect's only partnership, well, ever. Curbed Chicago calls it "a study in true Prairie School architecture," though despite that it's squandered on the market for years. At the moment the five-bedroom asks $1.197 million.

Arnold Jackson House

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The 1957 Jackson House was originally built in Madison, Wis., and was moved to this lakeside cul-de-sac in 1985. Today it operates as a bed & breakfast, though it can be bought outright for $625K.

Maynard Buehler House

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Up for $3.35M in Orinda, Calif., the 1948 Buehler House. Like most of the houses in Wright's Usonian series Buehler House boasts a flat roof, small kitchen, overlarge living area, and airy, if anachronistically plain-jane, aesthetic. Also available: furniture designed by Wright, and grounds Japanese-style grounds designed by landscape architect Henry Matsutani.

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Winslow House

Wright was in his 20s when he received the commission for the 1893 Winslow House. 120 years later, it was hoisted onto the market for $2.4M. It first listed last December, though has endured many a minuscule PriceChop since. For $1.85M buyers get a 5,000-square-foot spread with four bedrooms and many of the trappings of an early Wright design: oak floors, built-in seating in nearly every room, and four fireplaces.

Robert Emmond House

Completed in 1892, the Emmond House ("a national treasure," according to the brokerbabble) boasts much in the way of Queen Anne influences, which is typical of Wright's pre-Prairie work. It originally listed in 2011 for $1.5M, but the fact that it comes with five bedrooms and just one bathroom may have put off buyers. It re-listed in January for $919K and now asks $829K.

Socrates Zaferiou House

One of the 11 prefab homes Wright ever designed recently hit the market for the first time ever. Wright dabbled a bit in prefab dabbling developer Marshall Erdman, the Lithuanian-American builder that commissioned the First Unitarian Society of Madison from him in 1946. Wright discovered that Erdman was selling prefabs, and offered to design him a few models that could be offered for $15K, which was about half the price that Erdman was charging for some of his own. The Socrates Zaferiou House sits on 2.5 acres overlooking Blauvelt State Park, and the listing promises perfect "harmony with the environment" with just a half-hour drive to Manhattan. It asks $795K.

Louis Penfield House

One of the nine Usonian Homes Wright built in Ohio just plopped onto the market a few weeks ago. The Louis Penfield House of Willoughby Hills was completed 1955, when Wright was a little over halfway done with his Usonian series, essentially a collection of small, mostly flat-roofed single-story homes built to make his designs more accessible to middle-income families. Right now it's being rented out for $275 a night, though its owners are looking to sell. On offer for $1.7M: the 1,800-square-foot abode, plus two other cottages on 18.45 acres.

Roloson Houses

Chicago's Roloson Houses were the only row houses the Prairie poohbah designed in his lifetime, and he did so in 1892, while he was still working for Adler & Sullivan and before he had a chance to make the most of his personal style. By the 1930s, these four homes had largely been forgotten as part of Wright's oeuvre, but in the '40s were rediscovered. The best part? One can snag a Chicago Wright design for just $685K.

John Storer Residence

San Francisco architecture writer once wrote: "Of all the architects who perceived the Edenic possibilities of California, none capitalized on them with more sensitivity and assurance than Frank Lloyd Wright." And, yes, "Edenic" is totally an appropriate term for the 1923 John Storer Residence. It's one of Wright's four L.A. County "textile block" houses, which he built, the story goes, to prove that he was talented enough to transform even something cheap, utilitarian, and ugly into a lust-worthy item. He used "that old gutter rat"—his nickname for concrete blocks—to make a vaguely brocade pattern on the façade. It asks $6.9M.

Gerald B. and Beverley Tonkens House

In February 2013, Wright's Gerald B. and Beverley Tonkens House listed for the first time ever, asking 1.788M. Besides a structure that utterly oozes Prairie pulchritude, the house comes with four acres (set behind a Wright-designed gate) and much of the home's original, custom-made furniture.

George Madison Millard House

Commissioned by the same couple behind California's more famous Millard House, this Illinois spread, built in 1906 and crafted with 68 art glass windows, is going for $950K.

Alice Millard House

A prime example of Wright's use of textile block construction, the 1913 Alice Millard House (known also as "La Miniatura") was once slated to be moved to Japan. After that deal fell through, the house listed for just under $5M. It's now, however, up for just $3.995M.

Avery Coonley House, North Wing

Built between 1908 and 1912, the Coonley House it was disassembled in 1950, with the bedroom wing split off and sold as a separate residence. On sale now: the public spaces and servants wing, which are going for $2.25M.

Isidore Heller House

A fixture of the Hyde Park neighborhood, Wright's 1897 Heller House represents one of the architect's early forays into the Prairie style. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 2004, the seven-bedroom mansion wants $2.425M.

Andrew B. & Maude Cooke House

Wright designed the Cooke House in 1953, but construction until 1959, two months before his death. Just a short walk from Atlantic beaches, the house sports a deep-water dock, gym, and sauna. It asks $3.75M.

George Blossom House

Construction wrapped on Blossom House in 1892, but Wright came back to create a Prairie-style garage addition in the early 1900s. According to the brokerbabble this is a "once in a lifetime opportunity to restore" such a pedigreed spread; t once asked as much as $1.288M, but has since been PriceChopped down to $850K.

F. B. Henderson House

Built in 1901, the F. B. Henderson House is one of a few residences Wright designed while partnered Webster Tomlinson, the architect's only partnership, well, ever. Curbed Chicago calls it "a study in true Prairie School architecture," though despite that it's squandered on the market for years. At the moment the five-bedroom asks $1.197 million.

Arnold Jackson House

The 1957 Jackson House was originally built in Madison, Wis., and was moved to this lakeside cul-de-sac in 1985. Today it operates as a bed & breakfast, though it can be bought outright for $625K.

Maynard Buehler House

Up for $3.35M in Orinda, Calif., the 1948 Buehler House. Like most of the houses in Wright's Usonian series Buehler House boasts a flat roof, small kitchen, overlarge living area, and airy, if anachronistically plain-jane, aesthetic. Also available: furniture designed by Wright, and grounds Japanese-style grounds designed by landscape architect Henry Matsutani.