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Since I can't reply to a post I am forced to respond this way. I am adding this to our discussion.



Prairie clients of moderate means that received wonderful designs: Isabel Roberts and E. Arthur Davenport.



Usonian clients of moderate means that got an absolutely great house:

Alma Goetch and Katherine Winckler. In 1940 they were each making a $2,000 annual salary according William Storer.



The trend was for FLW to do his best work for larger budgets, but that was not universal. What is universal is that the more interest and energy that FLW invested in a project the better the building. Better, more flexible clients always got the best work. Also when FLW had his back to the wall and desparely needed recognition he was incredibly creative. As a pseudo only child I believe that lack of attention was unsettling to Mr. Wright.

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