Mia Reed , daughter of architect Charles C . Reed , Jr ., is mid-process with the restoration of Oskaloosa ’ s Carroll Alsop House , a usonian masterpiece designed by famed Mid Century architect Frank Lloyd Wright .
Photo by Axel Vazquez
Photo : Mid-century style homes became more popular after the end of World War II . Americans were prioritizing spending time with their families and appreciating nature , two concepts that Wright ’ s designs , with their many windows and horizontal lines , promoted . Photo courtesy of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy .