Ward Willits House
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Architect Frank Lloyd Wright
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Location Highland Park, Illinois   map
Date 1902   timeline
Building Type house
 Construction System steel-reinforced wood frame, stucco exterior
Climate temperate
Context suburban
Style Prairie Style
Notes S.054. Balanced cruciform plan.


Photo, exterior, east end from southeast

Photo, exterior, west end from the south

Photo, exterior, looking north


Lower Plan Drawing

Upper Plan Drawing

Discussion Ward Willits House Commentary


Sheridan Road
Highland Park, Illinois

— Thomas A. Heinz. Architectural Monographs No. 18: Frank Lloyd Wright. p140.

Sources on Ward Willits House

Edward R. Ford. The Details of Modern Architecture. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1990. ISBN 0-262-06121-X. LC 89-31772. NA2840.F67 1989. drawing of wall section at living room detail, p174. Frank Lloyd Wright Foundatrion, drawing 0208.007.   Highly recommended for serious observers, and available at Amazon.com

Johnson Architectural Images. Copyrighted slides in the Artifice Collection.

Grant Carpenter Manson. Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910: The First Golden Age. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1958. ISBN 0-442-26130-6. LC 58-7195. drawing of ground floor plan, p111. drawing loaned to VNR by Frank Lloyd Wright.

William Allin Storrer. The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: a Complete Catalog. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1978. photo of exterior, p54.

William Allin Storrer. The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1993. ISBN 0-226-77624-7. LC 93-30127. NA737.W7A4 1993. 720'.92—dc20. plan drawings, interior and exterior photos, and discussion, p50-51.   Available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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