The Melson House Revealed Book


Walter Burley Griffin Melson House

The Melson House Revealed, book by Peggy Bang, owner of the unique “Castle” designed by Walter Burley Griffin in Mason City. Mr. Griffin and his wife Marion Mahony Griffin were both employees of Frank Lloyd Wright prior to forming their own practice. Along with Wright they considered centennial members of the Prairie School of architecture.


After Wright departed in disgrace from Mason City the Griffin’s developed the largest group of Prairie style homes in a natural setting, Rock Crest – Rock Glen in Mason City Iowa. The Melson house is one of the more prominent Griffin designed home in the USA. The 40 page book chronicles the history and restoration of the home.


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Dimensions 11 × 8.5 in