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I would have thought that the time and expense required to go to the site of a Wright house (for instance) would be little rewarded by simply glimpsing the building from afar, perhaps only catching a view of the roof, or merely of the driveway gate. Not everyone will want to take the trouble to try to reach a homeowner, to see if a visit can be arranged; many would prefer to leave such owners undisturbed, quite understandably.
For my money, an immersion into a given structure by means of whatever material has been gathered---photographs inside and out, drawings (the opportunities now greatly enhanced thanks to the Artstor site), and books like W A Storrer's, provide more satisfaction than would a glimpse of a single view of the building from the road. Of course, visiting the site gives one a feel for the land, the climate, the vegetation and the architectural context, none of which can be adequately conveyed in print.
To each his own, in other words. It is always interesting to see how different Wrightians fulfill the demands of their enthusiasm . . .
Decades ago when the Tracy's of Normandy Park WA invited me into their home to commiserate and spend some time chatting with them and when the son of Douglas and Charlotte Grant sprinted over to the Grant house (Marion IA) to give me a personal tour Or when I was escorted into the Kraus house (Kirkwood MO) when it was dilapidated in the mid-80's
I could go on......