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Illinois/Wisconsin

Architectural Masterworks of Frank Lloyd Wright

Program No. 22976RJ
Celebrate legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright as you visit his greatest works in Wisconsin and Illinois, from his home and studio to the S.C. Johnson building.

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Sep 1 - Sep 7, 2024
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Sep 1 - Sep 7, 2024
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3,349
Oct 13 - Oct 19, 2024
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3,349
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May 11 - May 17, 2025
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3,599
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Jun 15 - Jun 21, 2025
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Jun 22 - Jun 28, 2025
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Sep 21 - Sep 27, 2025
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Oct 12 - Oct 18, 2025
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At a Glance

Frank Lloyd Wright revolutionized architecture, opening up new realms for designers and creating new challenges for builders and engineers. Of the 532 Frank Lloyd Wright structures in the U.S., over 150 of them were built in Illinois and Wisconsin. Celebrate the work of this legendary architect as you visit some of his greatest works in the Midwest. Through discussions and field trips with Wright experts, learn how his work continues to impact modern architecture, and discover some of that modern architecture on city explorations of Madison, Racine, Milwaukee, Oak Park and Chicago with local experts.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to three miles and standing for up to three hours.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • In historic Oak Park, Illinois, discover Frank Lloyd Wright’s home and studio, designed by Wright and considered by many scholars to be the world’s first example of true modern architecture.
  • Experience the work of Frank Lloyd Wright in Racine through an exploration of the S.C. Johnson Wax Administration Building and Research Tower, considered one of the 25 most important buildings of the 20th Century.
  • Learn about the rich history and culture of architecture in Chicago on an architectural study of the city from the Chicago River.

General Notes

For the convenience of participants who wish to fly in and out of Chicago, or drive and park their cars for the entirety of the program, the motor coach will depart the hotel in Wisconsin at 9:00 am and return to the Club Quarters in Chicago in the early afternoon.
Featured Expert
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Mark Hertzberg
Mark Hertzberg is the author and photographer of four books about Frank Lloyd Wright’s work in southeastern Wisconsin: “Wright in Racine” (2004). “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hardy House” (2006), “Frank Lloyd Wright’s SC Johnson Research Tower” (2010), and “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Penwern: A Summer Estate” (2019). He is the newsletter editor and secretary of “Wright in Wisconsin,” the only statewide group devoted to the architect’s work. A native of New York City, Mark received a BA in international relations from Lake Forest College in 1972.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Mark Hertzberg is the author and photographer of four books about Frank Lloyd Wright’s work in southeastern Wisconsin: “Wright in Racine” (2004). “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hardy House” (2006), “Frank Lloyd Wright’s SC Johnson Research Tower” (2010), and “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Penwern: A Summer Estate” (2019). He is the newsletter editor and secretary of “Wright in Wisconsin,” the only statewide group devoted to the architect’s work. A native of New York City, Mark received a BA in international relations from Lake Forest College in 1972.
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Adam Selzer, an author and historian, has spent over a decade running hundreds of travel programs in Chicago, often showcasing the humor that he used in his acclaimed novels including 'Just Kill Me,' 'Play Me Backwards,' and the cult favorite 'I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It.' His nonfiction titles include as 'Ghosts of Chicago,' 'Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the US Film Industry,' 'The Smart Aleck’s Guide to American History,' 'Mysterious Chicago,' and 'H.H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil.'
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