Located in a rural setting just northwest of Chicago, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed
Muirhead Farmhouse is the only known farmhouse
designed and built by Wright during his lifetime.
The 3,200 sq. ft. Usonian, built in the early 1950s, is now
surrounded by nearly 800 acres of restored prairie. The home
has been recognized by Kane County, the State of Illinois
and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Special Event - May 1st, 1-5 pm Open House
This event is held only once every two years and will benefit the Central Music Boosters, a
non-profit group that provides funding for Central Schools
music performing arts program. Entertainment will be
provided by Central School students and refreshments will be available.
Guided tours will be given by family members and will cover
the home's construction, renovation, family history and
meetings with Mr. Wright. Admission is $25/person (children
under 12 are free) with ALL monies received benefitting the Central Music Boosters. For more information
Music Boosters events page or call (847) 464-5224.