Wright on the Park, Inc., the nonprofit organization that restored and owns the Historic Park Inn Hotel in Mason City, IA, offers DOCENT-LED TOURS of the Historic Park Inn Hotel. The iconic building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and originally opened in 1910. Our headquarters at 17 S. Federal on the downtown plaza in Mason City is open Tuesday–Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday and Monday during the winter. Stop in and see our current exhibits and shop our unique collectibles, including a new set of beautiful postcards of Mason City’s Prairie School homes.
WOTP has added a new membership benefit! Join at the Donor level ($125) or above and enjoy reciprocal site benefits at 30 Wright Sites across the United States through the Frank Lloyd Wright National Reciprocal Sites Membership Program. View details here.
EXHIBITS – CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES – GIFT SHOP
Join the River City Society for Historic Preservation for a lecture on Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan Tuesday, July 10th at 7:00 PM in the Robert E. McCoy Architectural Interpretive Center. Professor Kevin Nute is an award-winning author of Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan: The Role of Traditional Japanese Art and Architecture in the […]
Join Wright on the Park for a Wright After Work on Wednesday September 12th at 5:00 PM. Relax, network, enjoy light refreshments and learn. Joanne Hardinger, a docent with both the Stockman House and Historic Park Inn Hotel, will present contrast and comparison of the two Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School commissions. The event […]
Join us for an afternoon that blends gardening and landscape design with historical significance. On June 23rd at 1:00 PM, Nellie Gardner, the Horticulturist for the Darwin Martin House & Graycliff Frank Lloyd Wright sites near Buffalo, NY, will speak on the $1 million dollar restoration taking place to restore the grounds of both properties. […]
Join Wright on the Park for a Wright After Work on Wednesday June 20th at 7:00 PM. Relax, network, enjoy light refreshments and learn. Michael Thompson, Vice President of the Walter Burley Society in Australia, will present “Five Key Griffins”, and explore the best works of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin the […]