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The Acres (Galesburg Country Homes)
Location: Charleston Township, Michigan Coordinates: Coordinates: Built: 1949 Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright Architectural style: Usonian Governing body: Private NRHP Reference#: 04000458 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. 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
- Robert and Rae Levin House
- Broadacre City
- Usonia Homes
- ^ "National Register of Historical Places - MICHIGAN - Kalamazoo County". National Park Service. http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/mi/Kalamazoo/districts.html.
- ^ "NPS Form 10-900". Michigan Modern. http://michiganmodern.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/the-acres_charleston-township_kalamazoo.pdf. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
- Storrer, William Allin. The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion. University Of Chicago Press, 2006, ISBN 0226776212 (S.294, S.295, S.296, S.297)
- Galesburg Country Homes on delmars.com
- Frank Lloyd Wright 'Galesburg Country Homes' Site Plan 1947, USONIAN HOUSES - John Sergeant, 1984
- Michigan Road Trip Wrap-Up
- Curtis Meyer House website
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