This residence, called the "Airplane House," illustrates the essence of the Prairie School style of architecture. The strong feeling of horizontally is given by sweeping eaves; banded, leaded casement windows; horizontal wood trim; and site placement. Wright, the most outspoken of the Prairie architects, designed this house for attorney Eugene A. Gilmore at a time when prevailing architectural forms were derived from historical styles.
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Gilmore House 1980 / Frank Lloyd Wright
© Photographed April 23, 2017
Designated 1972 by Madison Landmarks Commission
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
Designated January 17, 1972
Madison Landmarks Commission
The Gilmore House is located on southbound North Prospect Avenue, at its T-intersection with Ely Place, at or near 120 Ely Place, Madison, Wisconsin 53726.
The marker is No. 5 in a series of markers erected by the Madison Landmarks Commission.
The Gilmore House is located in Madison, Wisconsin.