The Gordon Strong Automobile Objective, Frank Lloyd Wright, 1925  |  Wright's concept was surprisingly dependent on the automobile as an extension of the self.  In this, as with Broadacre City, he anticipated how Americans would choose to live.

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Aerial View - Gordon Srong Automobile Objective / Sugarloaf Mountain, MD / 1924 / Frank Lloyd Wright -- The "automobile objective" idea was one such plan, which Strong proposed to Wright in 1924. The "automobile objective" was primarily a day-trip destination; people would drive out to the mountain, perhaps picnic while enjoying the scenic views, and then return home.

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Gordon Strong Automobile Objective - Frank Lloyd Wright --  View of Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland. Gelatin silver print. After 1911 (negative exposed), modern print from copy negative. Stronghold Incorporated, Dickerson, Maryland

Gordon Strong Automobile Objective - Frank Lloyd Wright -- View of Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland. After 1911 (negative exposed), modern print from copy negative.

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Plans of level 0 for the Gordon Strong Automobile Objective. Office of Frank Lloyd Wright. Graphite and colored pencil on tracing paper, The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Section. Gordon Strong Automobile Objective, Sugarloaf Mountain, MD, 1924-25 | Frank Lloyd Wright | Exhibitions - Library of Congress | Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings

Section for the Gordon Strong Automobile Objective. Office of Frank Lloyd Wright. Graphite on tracing paper, ca. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizona

Gordon Strong Automobile Objective - Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-1932 | Exhibitions - Library of Congress

Gordon Strong Automobile Objective - Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape,

Perspective showing section through ramps for the Gordon Strong Automobile Objective. Office of Frank Lloyd Wright. Graphite and colored pencil on tracing paper, ca. 1925. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizona (87)

Perspective showing section through ramps for the Gordon Strong Automobile Objective. Office of Frank Lloyd Wright. Graphite and colored pencil on tracing paper, ca. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizona

Elevations. Gordon Strong Automobile Objective, Sugarloaf Mountain, MD, 1924-25 | Frank Lloyd Wright | Exhibitions - Library of Congress | Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings

Southeast and northwest elevations for the Gordon Strong Automobile Objective. Office of Frank Lloyd Wright. Graphite on tracing paper, The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizona

Lower-level plan - -- The dance hall indicated at the base of the well is in accord with Strong's initial suggestion. A bridge across the dance hall leads to a water garden and overlook at the upper left.

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