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Dana-Thomas House

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Dana-Thomas House

301 East Lawrence Avenue

Springfield, Illinois 62703

(217) 782-6776


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Type: BuildingsSpringfield

Illinois Tourism District: Central

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In 1902, Frank Lloyd Wright was commissioned to undertake the design and construction of a massive renovation of the Lawrence family home in Springfield, Illinois. The home was to be more than a mere residence -- it was to be a showcase. Upon its completion in 1904, the new edifice completely engulfed the original home. It immediately became a symbol of artistic and architectural excellence. It now stands as the finest example of the creativity and uniqueness characteristic of the Prairie School of Architecture.


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