The Acres

The Acres
The Acres (Galesburg Country Homes)
The Acres is located in Michigan
Location: Charleston Township, Michigan
Coordinates: 42°15′39.93″N 85°24′42.59″W / 42.2610917°N 85.4118306°W / 42.2610917; -85.4118306Coordinates: 42°15′39.93″N 85°24′42.59″W / 42.2610917°N 85.4118306°W / 42.2610917; -85.4118306
Built: 1949
Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright
Architectural style: Usonian
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 04000458[1]
Added to NRHP: May 19, 2004

The Acres, also known as Galesburg Country Homes, is a naturalistic residential subdivision designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Charleston Township, Michigan. Established as a co-op in 1949 by a group of scientists from the Upjohn pharmaceutical company, the district contains four Wright designed Usonian homes and the Günther and Anne Fonken House designed by Taliesin School fellow Francis "Will" Willsey[2]. Each home is built on a 1-acre (4,000 m2) circular lot.

Frank Lloyd Wright designed Galesburg Country Homes homes:

  • David Weisblat Residence
  • Eric and Pat Pratt Residence
  • Samuel Eppstein Residence
  • Curtis Meyer Residence



See also


  • Storrer, William Allin. The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion. University Of Chicago Press, 2006, ISBN 0226776212 (S.294, S.295, S.296, S.297)

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