Child of the Sun

Child of the Sun is the title for a group of buildings designed for the campus of the Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida, USA, by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright from 1941 through 1958. The buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and together form one of the largest collections of buildings by the architect.

Child of the Sun Visitor Center

Opened in 1992, the "Child of the Sun" Visitor Center displays photographs, furniture, and drawings depicting Wright's relationship with Florida Southern College. The Center also displays changing exhibits on loan from other sites associated with Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Center is located in the Thad Buckner Building in the William M. Hollis Exhibition and Seminar Room, and is open during the week. A gift shop is on site, and the Center offers seasonal guided tours of the Wright-designed buildings by appointment only.


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