Top 10 favorite American houses

To celebrate their 150th anniversary, the American Institute of Architects put together a list of 150 favorite buildings of Americans. From that list we gleaned a top 10 buildings designed as family homes, the most admired American masterpieces of residential architecture.

Taliesin - Spring Green, Wisconsin
Taliesin - Spring Green, Wisconsin
Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

Year built: 1911, rebuilt 1925

For: Frank Lloyd Wright

Design: Prairie. The residence wing was rebuilt after a tragic occurrence in 1914, when a servant set fire to the home and murdered Wright's mistress, her two children and four other people.

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