Allen House, Wichita, Kansas
Allen House, Wichita, Kansas | Photo Credit: Flickr - GPA Photo Archive

Nestled within the city of Wichita, Kansas sits one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s greatest prairie homes, The Allen House. Built for one of the state’s governors, this home has since became a popular attraction in the area. 

Frank Lloyd Wright designed this home in 1915 for Mr. Henry Justin Allen and his wife Elsie. It was to be built in the city in a great location for the social society of Wichita. It’s presence is highly regarded in the College Hill neighborhood. Mr. Allen was a wealthy newspaper publisher and later went on to be Kansas’ 21st Governor. 

Many pieces of furniture within the home are also designed by Mr. Wright. The detail gathered to maintain the historical accuracy of the home is highly recognized. Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the most famous architects of all time and well known for his nature and life balance style. 

The Allen House is located at 255 N. Roosevelt Street in Wichita. For more information about hours and admission, please visit the official website here.

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