Wilbur Wynant House

Coordinates: 41°36′0″N 87°21′5″W / 41.60000°N 87.35139°W / 41.60000; -87.35139
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Wilbur Wynant House
Digital reconstruction of the Wynant House viewed from the northwest; main entrance is at center
Wilbur Wynant House is located in Indiana
Wilbur Wynant House
Wilbur Wynant House is located in the United States
Wilbur Wynant House
Location600 Fillmore St., Gary, Indiana
Coordinates41°36′0″N 87°21′5″W / 41.60000°N 87.35139°W / 41.60000; -87.35139
AreaLess than 1 acre (0.40 ha)
ArchitectFrank Lloyd Wright; Ingwalk Moe
Architectural stylePrairie School
NRHP reference No.02001168[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 18, 2002
Removed from NRHPDecember 15, 2011

The Wilbur Wynant House (also known as 600 Fillmore or simply the Wynant House) was a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in Gary, Indiana, United States. During the end of the house's lifespan it was in poor condition; in the mid-2000s it was purchased by a man who planned to restore it, but it was destroyed by fire on January 9, 2006.[2]


East face of house in early 2009.

On January 9, 2006, the Wynant House burned.[2] Officials suspect arson as the cause of this unexpected fire.[3] The remaining structure was subsequently razed and the lot was confirmed to be vacant in November 2012.

Digital reconstruction viewed from the street corner.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/12/11 through 12/16/11. National Park Service. November 23, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Fire Guts Rare FLW House in Indiana". National Trust. 2006. Archived from the original on February 20, 2008. Retrieved February 22, 2008.
  3. ^ "Wright house restoration will be costly". UPI. 2007. Retrieved February 22, 2008.

External links[edit]

Media related to Wynant House at Wikimedia Commons