Road to the Register

(Cover image by Sandra Lea Dickenson, AIA Emeritus) Her name was Margaret Wellington.  She was the wife of Dr. Raynor Wellington, history professor at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.  Margaret was a member of the building committee for a new home for the First Congregational Church in Vermillion, South Dakota (now known as …

Tarnished Idols

Many people, maybe even most people, think Frank Lloyd Wright is the greatest American architect.  Certainly, he was recognized in 1991 by the American Institute of Architects as “the greatest American architect of all time.” He is the best known and people come from all over the world to see his work.  Just two years ago, eight of his buildings were …