Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright – Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) revolutionized American domestic architecture. He was just thirty-five in 1902, the year he began design of the Dana House. He was already well-known in the Midwest for his innovative approach to residential architecture. The Dana House commission was his largest to

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Susan Lawrence Dana

Susan Lawrence (1862-1946), the woman who commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright in 1902 to “remodel” her deceased father’s home in Springfield, Illinois, lived during a period in history when women were finding their voices and carving out new places in society. As the world changed around her, she assumed several names

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