|This Milwaukee block (2700 block) has six low-cost homes designed by Wright. The American System Built Homes are examples of Prairie style homes made of prefabricated units (pre-cut lumber with modular designs based on a 3 by 3 grid). The Milwaukee developer Arthur L. Richards asked Wright to design these low-cost duplexes and bungalows. Originally all six units were surfaced in stucco with wood trim, although some have been remodelled or sided; one duplex has been transformed into a single family dwelling.|
Two-story duplexesThe four westernmost units were identical two story duplexes whereas the two easternmost units were one-story bungalows. (All four duplexes are pictured--above and below.)
A duplex which has been sided
Another identical duplex
A one-story bungalowThe second of the two bungalows on this block is not pictured.
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