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Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park

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Address: 120 N Ballas Rd, Kirkwood, Saint Louis, MO 63122-3405
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For architecture fans, this is a must see if you are in the area. You can set up a tour by calling the number on their website. If you are only slightly interested in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 March 2016
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

For architecture fans, this is a must see if you are in the area. You can set up a tour by calling the number on their website. If you are only slightly interested in architecture, the tour guides can help you out by explaining the reasons behind the design, lighting, and furniture. There is a lot of hidden philosophy behind... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a wonderful house to visit if you have any interest in residential design as it is essentially two parallelograms laid on top of each other making every corner an interesting angle. Even the furniture is designed to fit the angles of each room. It is a great introduction to the Wright Usonian design and way of living. The... More 

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Kirkwood, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Beautiful location in Kirkwood overlooking natural, wooded and preserved Sugar Creek Valley. It has the original furniture from a former local St. Louis artist (only owner) that was designed to fit the angles of the house. Special exhibits including at Christmas are featured.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

If you are a fan of architecture, specifically Frank Lloyd Wright, this home is incredible. It is kept almost exactly as it was when its owners lived there. You must make an appointment to see it, and it's well worth it.

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Visited here a couple years back with my brother and dad.. Pictures of lloyd's work are always amazing but nothing compares with seeing it in person.. Standing in the planes, angles and depth of the space truly gives one an understanding of wright's architectural vision.. The hostess was very informative on the tour.. I knew wright could be very detail... More 

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Helotes, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

You need an appointment to get a tour. We stopped by not knowing that fact and the docent let us in to take a 5 minute look anyway. Very cool and h inquest. We were referred to the Sheldon Art Gallery for more info on FLW. Worth a stop.

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St. Louis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

Great house, really enjoyed the design and feel of the house. Tour guide had lots of great information.

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Carthage, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

With existing example of Frank Lloyd Wright's work fading from the scene, this exquisite example of his Prairie Style design is a preserved masterpiece. To fully understand this artisan's mindset, taking this excellent tour is essential. The beauty of the house and the superbly informative tour makes any visit to St. Louis a complete experience.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Loved, loved, loved it! Not a cheap tour, especially for a family of five, but worth the money. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. I would recommend this House for adults and children over the age of 15. Younger people with a special interest in Frank Lloyd Wright or architecture, might enjoy it, but there is nothing "hands-on" for younger... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

If you're big into Frank Lloyd Wright, then I suppose this is as good an example of his work as any, but I found it pretty dry. It's a strange little house, that I can't imagine anyone actually wanting to live in. The tour provider was friendly and knowledgeable, and the area is treed and pretty, but I wouldn't recommend... More 

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