The iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright was born not far from Madison, Wisconsin in a small town called Richland Center. The Prairie School designer went on to create homes and buildings across the world, but the heart of his work remains in the Midwest. This list of Wright designs located near Madison, which is about a two and a half hour drive from Chicago, is a mix of well-known tourist attractions like the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center and perhaps off-the-beaten-path locations like Midway Barn.
The architect’s fingerprints are everywhere in Wisconsin—classic Wright patterns appear on highway overpasses, bridges, and gift shop accoutrement. Hop in a car and follow a designated route to see his handiwork. Along the way, you’ll be able to see a range of Wright’s work: early designs, final work, and under-the-radar sites.Read More