Administration Building (1945), Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida


The Administration Building was the fourth of the Wright designs for Florida Southern College. Designed in 1945, it was completed in 1948 under Wright’s supervision at a cost of $200,000. The Administration Building is actually two structures connected by esplanandes with a garden courtyard between them.

 
Location: 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, FL 33801
Self guided walking tour maps can be purchased inside the Tourism & Education Center from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Guided tours are available.


Sources:
William Allin Storrer, The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright (1995), #251-258.
Thomas A. Heinz, Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide (2005), p. 474.
Randall M. MacDonald, Nora E. Galbraith, & James G. Rogers, Jr., The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College, (2007), pp. 67-82.