Collection by Allie Weiss

Frank Lloyd Wright's Endangered Spring House


Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring House in Tallahassee, Florida, was commissioned by George and Clifton Lewis, who sought a comfortable house for their large family that fit within their modest budget. Completed in 1954, the home features an unusual "hemicycle" form—a shape that the designer briefly experimented with at the end of his career. Now, a fundraising campaign aims to acquire, restore, and open the house to the public.

The "hemicycle" layout of the house is one of only 12 or 13 similar structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright around...
The Spring House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 14, 1979.
Wright designed a similar style house for his son Llewellyn a year later.
While the home has fallen into disrepair, the Spring Houe Institute hopes to raise funds to restore the structure and...
The floor plan for the Spring House.