The Ziegler House
The Prairie School, that truly American form of architecture, has its roots in the Midwestern plains, especially the state of Illinois. Frank Lloyd Wright popularized the style both through his built designs and also through his many publications. In the April 1907 edition of Ladies Home Journal he published a design for a "fireproof house" that became the inspiration to architects and builders all over the country. Wright himself built several variations on this seminal design. The Ziegler Residence is one of those, and an exquisite example.
This two story house, built over a basement, has a compact, efficient, almost square plan. The first floor contains Living, Dining and Kitchen areas flowing freely one to the next. There is also a WC off the entry. The second floor contains 4 bedrooms, a sleeping porch and a bathroom. This upper level could be reconfigured to accommodate a second bathroom quite easily, making a Master Bedroom suite.
As a work of art these prints are worth purchasing in their own right. For those of you interested in building a historically inspired house, these plans offer an excellent starting point. These plans are ideal for a flat site. This house would be comfortable in a suburban or country setting. Including porches, this house has outside dimensions of approximately 35'x45'.
- Building name: Ziegler House
- Designer/Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
- Date of construction: 1910
- Location: Frankfort, Kentucky
- Style: Frank Lloyd Wright Style Home
- Number of sheets: 14 sheets measuring 18" x 24"
- Cover Sheet, Information, Site Plan, Notes
- Basement Floor Plan, Section, 1/4"=1'-0"
- First Floor Plan, 1/4"=1'-0"
- Second Floor Plan, 1/4"=1'-0"
- Roof Plan, 1/4"=1'-0"
- 2 Sheets of Elevations and Details, various scales
- 2 Sheets of Elevations, 1/4"=1'-0"
- 2 Sheets of Sections, 1/4"=1'-0"
- 3 Sheets of Details, various scales
The prints you are purchasing are crisp, high resolution black line copies on white bond paper. The original drawings were beautifully delineated in 1972, by the Historic American Building Survey.
Please view my other plans for more Frank Lloyd Wright home plans and for a large variety of house plans in many other styles as well.
SHIPPING: Your drawings are shipped to you, by US Postal Service, rolled, not folded, in a Priority Mail tube.
IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO BUILD: These plans are NOT complete architectural drawings as might be required by your local permitting agency and do not contain all the structural, waterproofing and other details and information necessary for construction. But your local builder or architect should be able to adapt these drawings and add to them as necessary. What they do provide is accurate design information about a REAL Frank Lloyd Wright home, not a pseudo-Wright tract house as you will find in the house plan magazines on your supermarket shelf. (WR008)