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Queene Ferry Coonley

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Coonley House: An Architect, A Woman, A School – Your Home?

By Jon Anderson | July 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Coonley House: An Architect, A Woman, A School – Your Home?

Exploring the history of a 100-year-old house is interesting. Exploring the history of a 105-year-old Frank Lloyd Wright structure leaves “interesting” in the rearview mirror. To begin, Avery Coonley and Queene Ferry-Coonley were both heirs to fortunes, but it was Mrs. Coonley who purchased the 10-acre parcel in Riverside, Illinois, and engaged Wright as architect. […]

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