OSCAR B. BALCH HOUSE ~ Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect

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The Prairie style Balch House was designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1911. The house is one of the first Wright houses to employ a flat roof which gives the home a horizontal linearity. Historian Thomas O'Gorman noted that the home may provide a glimpse into the subconscious mind of Wright. The Balch house is listed as a contributing property to a U.S. federally Registered Historic District.

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Comments (12)

T-Doki on November 19, 2012

Hello Marlene,

Nice series of buildings designed by Wright. I like him and your photos too. L-2.

Best wishes, Attila

David Edwards on November 20, 2012

Great series, Marlene.

Best, David.

Jos Boom on November 20, 2012

Hello Marlene, love all these great pieces of toparchitecture,keep it up! thanks and greets, Jos

~Marlene~ on November 20, 2012

Patrizio... Attila... David... and... Jos...

Thank you all so much for the very kind words and the Likes. Both are much appreciated! I'm happy you enjoyed this series!

Best wishes, Marlene

longdistancer on November 22, 2012

OK, maybe windows are quite unusual:) L#4

~Marlene~ on November 23, 2012

He is famous for his window, longdistancer... I'm glad you found something to Like! :-)

Best wishes, Marlene

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on November 29, 2012

Very, very nice series ! I love it! My friendly greeting ,Natuska

~Marlene~ on November 30, 2012

Thank you so much, Natuska. I'm happy you enjoyed the series!

Best wishes, Marlene

Draken on April 5, 2013

Wow!! A wonderful collection of Wright's houses. Thanks for sharing them with all the Panoramians!!

Best regards from Argentina

~Marlene~ on April 6, 2013

You're welcome, Draken... are you an architect or just a fan? This one is my favorite, I think! Thanks for the visit and happy week-end,..

Best wishes, Marlene

RNLatvian on June 4, 2014

What a great picture! I really like it! Greetings from Brasília!

~Marlene~ on June 4, 2014

Many thanks, RN, for the great comment and the Like. This is one of my favorite FLW houses!

Best wishes, Marlene

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