Wingspread, By Wright’s own statement, is the last of the Prairie houses.
Its plan is pinwheel, a form which precedes the cruciform in Froebel training, extending from a central, three story high, octagon. The spaced is zoned; separate spaces for sleeping, kitchen etc. The home features a large centrally located chimney with in the Great Hall. It offers four fireplaces on the main level and a vertical fireplace on the mezzanine. Two signature features of the home, are the “Crow’s Nest” and the “Juliet balcony” (both requests of the children).