THE HISTORIC PARK INN HOTEL
Mason City, Iowa
Located in downtown Mason City, Iowa, The Historic Park Inn Hotel is the last remaining hotel designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, drawing guests and visitors from around the world and earning a position on the National Register of Historic Places.
“AN IDEA IS SALVATION BY IMAGINATION.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
Now known as The Historic Park Inn Hotel, the property was originally designed by Frank Lloyd Wright as the City National Bank, Law Offices and Hotel in 1909. After a myriad of changes and a twenty-million-dollar preservation and restoration project by non-profit organization, Wright on the Park, the property was restored to a working hotel and events center in 2011, over a century after its original completion. As the last remaining hotel designed by Wright, The Historic Park Inn Hotel is a tribute to his role in architectural history and offers visitors the opportunity to experience Wright’s distinct style and design
Wright on the Park, Inc. a non-profit organization formed in 2005 owns The Historic Park Inn Hotel in Mason City, Iowa. The properties include the original building that housed law offices, a hotel and a bank designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1909 and opened in 1910.
In 2011, one hundred and one years after its original opening, The Historic Park Inn Hotel, itsexterior restored to the original design and its interior restored or rehabilitated, gracefully began fulfilling its place as the last standing hotel designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a tribute to his role in architectural history and a landmark in which Wright on the Park, the city of Mason City, and the State of Iowa can take great pride. Wright on the Park Foundation offers guided tours of the Historic Park Inn Hotel. A 60-minute in-depth tour, the passionate guides provide detailed information about the building’s history and renovation. Visit www.wrightonthepark.org to schedule a tour.
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