The rooftop terrace juts over the water and functions as a gargantuan public plaza, complete with a cafe. Suspended between views of the Wisconsin State Capitol and the level blue stretch of the lake, the building offers a stark choice between the power of the state and the escapism of nature. — NYT
Deborah Solomon goes on a family vacation in Wisconsin, which is popularly known for unsexy specialties like cows and cheese curds. Yet she planned her trip around the fact that Wisconsin is also Frank Lloyd Wright country. While many of Wright’s 400-plus buildings are private homes, closed to the public, Solomon visited three Wright sites that are open to the public: Taliesin, Monona Terrace and the Johnson Wax building.