- Photos: Inside The Chicago Architecture Biennial Opening Weekend
- Our tour began at the SC Johnson Administration Building. Opened in 1939, it's the only commercial building designed by Wright that's still in use.
- Join the tour: we visit SC Johnson's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed HQ in Racine
- HF Johnson, Jr. sits with Frank Lloyd Wright and his apprentice, Wes Peters, during the weight testing of a dendriform column for the SC Johnson Administration Building in 1937.
- Milwaukee is the new Portland
- It's wide open inside, the verticality of its three stories enforced by a series of columns that Wright called “dendriform,” like trees, meant to mimic trees of a savanna.
- Under the Lily Pads
- From the shadowy porte-cochere and low vestibule, a reception space explodes up to three stories, supported by rows of the lily-pad columns (called "dendriform" by Wright), bathed by sunlight from glass-tube skylights.
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