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Arizona Biltmore Hotel
Hemicycle in Hawaii (Designed by Wright, Built by TA)
Last time I checked, which was fairly recently, the ranch in Montana was up for sale. I'm not sure whether or not it is still available to be rented while it is actively being marketed.
One property that you have left off of your list is a relatively new addition to the realm of FLW buildings that you can spend the night in. It is the Muirhead Farmhouse B & B in Hampshire, Illinois, about 40 miles outside of Chicago. This property is owned by a daughter and son-in-law of the original clients, and just began accepting reservations several months ago. I have included a link to their website below.
BTW, I have been fortunate enough to have stayed at the Arizona Biltmore, the Price Tower, the Penfield house and the Schwartz house. While the Biltmore and the Inn at Price Tower were both very nice and were memorable stays, nothing can top the experience of living and sleeping in one of FLW's homes, even if only for a day or two. I won't go into the details, but I can highly recommend and endorse both the Penfield house and the Schwartz house.
I have booked stays at both the Haynes and Muirhead properties for later this year, and can only hope that they measure up to Penfield and Schwartz, which I'm sure they will.
While I have visited and toured the Petersen Cottage, I have not had the pleasure of staying there yet. Maybe next year?
The most dramatic experience for me in each home was to be able to observe the magical transition that occurs when the buildings move from daylight into night, and back again in the morning. It's hard to describe how dramatic and hypnotic this process can be; to watch shadows from the patterns in the clerestory windows dance accross the floors and walls, and to see the glass exterior walls disappear as the light goes down outside and comes up inside the house, is a very soothing and relaxing exercise.
The other big advantage involves being able to experience how these buildings function in their intended use, as homes. Using the workspace to make breakfast in the morning, relaxing in the living room with a fire in the fireplace, discovering the idiosyncrosies of each plan, using the small but efficient bathrooms, feeling the heat from the radiant floors against your feet, and so on.
These homes are not perfect, but while living in them for a day or two, one gets to experience them in a unique way, warts and all. As I said earlier, it is something that I highly recommend to anyone with even a passing interest in Mr. Wright and his work. I hope this helps to clarify what for me makes this an experience not to be missed, and to be savored.
One of my memorable experiences there was when I was down in the Hillside dining room, probably eating a bowl of cereal, when there was a phone call. It had been raining most of the afternoon, and it was I believe it was Minerva on the phone, one of the Fellowship. "Rainbow!" She was calling everyone at Taliesin so we could all run outside and admire the beautiful rainbow over the hillside. You don't get experiences like that on the tour...I wish there were more ways you could.
If anyone else has some good stories about staying in Wright buildings I'm sure we'd all love to hear!
Although I didn't stay overnight, I just remembered that on that '85 trip, Ginny Kazor did spend two nights at D. D. Martin. That was back when the curator of the house was living on site. Seeing that grand old house, damaged as it was back then, in the early morning hours and late evening, sans crowds, was also special. In the late 80s, when we had guest speakers at Hollyhock, such as Jack Quinan, Donald Hoffmann and H. Alan Brooks, they were put up in the house, which they always found eventful ... sometimes too much so. These days, given the deterioration of the neighborhood, that would be a scary prospect, and is no longer done. Finally, I almost rented the apartment under the garage of Freeman back in the 70s, but it was to expensive at the time. Not that I miss having shared quarters with Harriett and Sam.
Please rain soon....