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“BEAUTIFUL HOME, STRANGE HISTORY” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dana-Thomas House

Dana-Thomas House
Ranked #4 of 54 things to do in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence
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La Grange, Illinois
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50 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“BEAUTIFUL HOME, STRANGE HISTORY”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Just to think that there was a time that this home had to be saved from demolition. Strange history on how a woman with $3 million and a price of only$60,000 for the house, could find herself in financial straits and have to move out of it because she couldn't afford to heat it. Absolutely beautiful but it took $5 million renovation to get it to this place. Worth the admission of only $10

Visited June 2014
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Awesome old house”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Been there,seen that,done that! This house is really cool.Even though It's old it still is a cool modern design. We love the furniture too. The utilities are still old, they didn't want to upgrade them .My wife and I have taken the tour 3 times. It's always fun and you learn something new each time you go. Try it you'll like it.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Steven Z
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Indiana
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

Our tour guide was informative, and interesting. He was also very kind and helpful. The home was much more interesting than we thought. and it was well worth the visit.

Visited June 2014
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Thank LikeToTravelHoosier
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Texas
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Pretty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

My sister likes Frank Lloyd Wright houses and wanted to drive by and see this one. Very pretty. Would love to go inside sometime.

Visited June 2014
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Indiana
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful House”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

The tour was very interesting and the house is beautiful. What a pleasure to see Frank Lloyd Wright's work!

Visited June 2014
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