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Jul 1, 2012 - The Frank Lloyd Wright Weltzheimer-Johnson House

After church in Elyria, we headed over to Oberlain, Ohio to visit the home that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for the Weltzheimer-Johnson Family. This house was to be a modest home and the people asked if he could do a home for $15,000 which was their maximum. He said he could and they started the process in 1947. The house actually cost $42,000 before it was completed in 1949. Mr. Wright used four principal materials in the home: wood, brick, concrete and glass. The floors are concrete (with radiant heat) and the outside walls were brick or...

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