DS Johnson Wax Headquarters Model
Frank Lloyd Wright, who was almost 60, when he was approached by the president of S.C. Johnson & Sons, Herbert Johnson, to build a new headquarters for the company in Racine, Wisconsin.
The Administration Building was built between 1936-1939 and the Research Tower between 1944-1950.
The completed complex helped promote SC Johnson internationally as a forward-thinking company and symbolized the quality of their products their work environment and philosophy. The complex was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
Our model captures the precise adherence to the architect’s design, ensuring your completed model is as stunningly beautiful and iconic as the original. The horizontal main building is constructed of a mix of light and dark woods, highlighting the interplay between the unique brick and stone shapes. The iconic glass exterior of the Research Tower is faithfully rendered with molded acrylic pieces. Even the world globe in front of the building is modeled.
Each kit comes complete with all required parts and clear, easy to follow instructions. All you’ll need to provide is a good quality wood glue, a knife to remove individual parts from their sheets, and a flat work surface to construct the model.Materials: Aspen, American Cherry, MDF, steel, and acrylic
Please Note: This is a drop ship item and will ship directly to you from the manufacturer. Please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery. Shipping included only within the Continental U.S. There may be additional charges for delivery to other locations.
- Drop ship items are final sales and non-returnable.
A portion of this purchase price supports the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s work to inspire people to discover and embrace an architecture for better living through meaningful connections to nature, the arts, and each other. Your purchase also supports the preservation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings for future generations to enjoy.