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S.204.8 ASBH Series AA house by A.B. Groves Building Company,

2107 West Lawn Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin

 

LINK TO DISCUSSION OF AMERICAN SYSTEM-BUILT HOMES

 

The saga of the American System Built Homes continues a century after they were built. This house had been rumored in small circles to have been a Wright design, but it took until 2015 before investigation confirmed the layout and design as well as the existence of some minor supporting paperwork in the Taliesin West archives. This house has now been confirmed as a Series AA model built in 1917. The enclosed porch and the chimney are later additions.

 

The quest to prove its heritage is discussed in an excellent article on the Wright in Wisconsin website.

 

Photographed on April 30, 2016.

 

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It may be plain, but this is the front

 

 

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New 05/07/2016

Revised 08/19/2017

 

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