SC Johnson announced the opening of a new Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit of his architecture and furniture. Organized with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation in Scottsdale, Arizona, it covers most of Wisconsin’s “Frank Lloyd Wright Trail” of buildings and includes 26 miniature scale models of his ideal perform.
The new exhibit, On the Wright Trail, is located at SC Johnson’s Fortaleza Hall at its corporate headquarters in Racine. Third-generation SC Johnson leader H.F. Johnson Jr. commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright in 1936 to create the new corporate headquarters, which started a lengthy connection in between the two. Wright designed a number of buildings and a residence for Johnson Jr. which can be toured for totally free by the public on choose days.
Lloyd Wright, left, and Johnson Jr. Image: SC Johnson
The new exhibition is part of the company’s campus tour offered Thursdays by means of Sundays. The 1-and-a-half hour tour covers:
Foster + Partners-designed Fortaleza Hall, exactly where the new exhibit is located
Fortaleza Hall. Image: SC Johnson
The SC Johnson Administration Building
Famed lily-pad canopy at the headquarters. Image: SC Johnson
The pedestrian bridge that connects sections of the Administration Developing. Image: SC Johnson
Lily Pad Present Shop
The lily-pad design and style repeats in the exterior of the Administrative Constructing. Image: SC Johnson
Frank Lloyd Wright designed 15-story Study Tower. Image: SC Johnson
H.F. Johnson Jr. 1940s Workplace (weekend-only tours)
Penthouse office of SC Johnson’s third-generation leader, H.F. Johnson Jr. in original, mint condition. Image: SC Johnson
You can also book a free of charge pay a visit to to Wingspread, the famous Prairie-style residence Frank Lloyd Wright created for H.F. Johnson Jr. It’s positioned 5 miles away from the headquarters and is Lloyd Wright’s last and largest (14,000 square feet) Prairie-style residence.
Wingspread birds-eye view. Image: Chicago Reader
5-fireplace living area at Wingspread, made in 1938 by Frank Lloyd Wright for the H.F. Johnson Jr. loved ones. Image: Mark Hertzberg
For more data or to book a tour on the internet, visit SC Johnson’s internet site.
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