Science Building (1953), Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida
Designed in 1953 and completed in 1958 at a cost of $1,000,000, the Science and Cosmography Building was the last of Wright’s buildings to be constructed on the campus. Now known as the Polk Science Building, the structure contains the only planetarium in Central Florida and is the only planetarium designed by Wright to be constructed.
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.
William Allin Storrer, The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright (1995), #251-258.
Thomas A. Heinz, Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide (2005), p. 474.