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An American Home by Frank Lloyd Wright

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Presented by Mike Lilek, a leading scholar on Frank Lloyd Wright's American System-Built Homes. Lilek is currently the Curator of "Burnham Block" - six Wright designed American System-Built Homes on Burnham Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mike supervised the restoration of two of the homes and is currently working on the first monograph about the project. Lilek is also President fo Shining Brow, LLC., a software developer creating solutions for field-service organizations based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

"You Can Own an American Home," promised a 1917 ad for Frank Lloyd Wright's new American System-Built Houses. Lilek's lecture will explore Wright's broad vision to shelter all Americans in a beautiful home of his design - with emphasis on the American System-Built Homes in Milwaukee. Wright would say, "I believe this effort is the logical conclusion of my studies and my architectural practice..."

Lecture fee - $5.00


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