Welcome to the Stockman House
You are invited to experience the architectural mastery of Frank Lloyd Wright. A prime example of Wright’s Prairie School style, the Stockman House is open for public tours year-round.
The Robert E. McCoy Architectural Interpretive Center (AIC) is the starting place for the Stockman House tours and provides access and information about Mason City’s unique architectural history.
Mason City Architecture
Learn why Mason City is ranked among “The World’s 20 Best Cities for Architecture Lovers.”
THE STOCKMAN HOUSE
The Stockman House is the third iteration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fireproof House, a plan published in the April 1907 issue of the Ladies’ Home Journal. For 80 years, the Stockman House was located at 311 1st Street SE, until 1989. The house was then sold and moved to its current location of 530 1st Street NE, just north of the Rock Crest/Rock Glen Historic District.
THE STOCKMAN HOUSE tours
Public tours can accommodate a maximum of 8 people. Tours are filled on a first come, first served basis
Tours start promptly from the Architectural Interpretive Center (AIC). Click below on your preferred tour for dates and times.
Additional tour times have been added for Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 1pm and 2pm (in addition to the regularly-scheduled tours at 10am and 11am)
Robert E. McCoy Architectural Interpretive Center
The Robert E. McCoy Architectural Interpretive Center (AIC) is the starting place for the Stockman House tours and provides access and information about Mason City’s unique architectural history. An exhibit space showcases architectural models along with historic photos of the community’s architectural gems. The AIC also features Prairie School exhibits and a gift shop.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Stockman House was a great tour, the perfect compliment to our stay at the Historic Park Inn and walking tour of the neighborhood with its amazing historic... read more
October 19, 2022
This is not the most lavish FLW property we have visited, but it certainly warrants a visit. Nice small group tour.
September 11, 2022
While camping nearby my husband and I, along with another couple, decided to tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Stockman House in Mason City, IA. It was our first FLW home tour... read more
July 1, 2022
530 1st Street NE, Mason City, IA 50401
The Robert E. McCoy
Architectural Interpretive Center
520 1st Street NE, Mason City, IA 50401