Frank Lloyd Wright's last standing hotel reflects a century of change in a Midwest city.

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Lucille Carra

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Credited cast:
Peggy Bang Peggy Bang
Arthur Fischbeck Arthur Fischbeck
Terry Harrison Terry Harrison
Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
Masahiro Takegawa Masahiro Takegawa
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THE LAST WRIGHT - Description By 1908, Frank Lloyd Wright was considered the most innovative architect in Chicago. He traveled to Mason City, Iowa, to design a unique business block- a bank and an adjoining hotel, facing a park. Soon, scandal and tragedy would ruin his career, but the Park Inn Hotel would remain, one of his last Prairie style structures. We trace the life, death, and possible rebirth of a Midwest downtown through the prism of The Park Inn. From 1909 to 2008, The Park Inn witnessed alterations and downgrading, while Mason City dealt with a Dillinger Bank robbery in the 1930s, an economic downturn in the 1960s, and the label 'Porn City' in the 1970s. While the city struggled to fund renovations of The Park Inn in the 1990s in an effort at heritage tourism, it also attempted an economic revival with a 20 million dollar tribute to the musical comedy, 'The Music Man,' based on Meredith Willson's boyhood in Mason City.As a last resort, the city decided to place the Park Inn... Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

An architect, a hotel, a city, a century

Genres:

Biography

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Travelfilm Company See more »
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Color

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1.33 : 1
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In the course of filming in Japan, the producers discovered the location of a lost Frank Lloyd Wright hotel in the city of Odawara. See more »

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