S.C. Johnson Wax
Favorite thing: Racine, Wisconsin is the home of S.C. Johnson Wax a company that was founded in 1886 .
Wisconsin is Frank Lloyd Wright territory so it seems fitting that the Johnson Wax Admin Building shoudl be designed by F.L. Wright.
The building was completed in April 22,1939 , the same year as the New York Worlds fair, and is compared to the fair . Thus it is viewed as an attempt to predict what was to be in the future . In some ways it was very close.
Free tours a re offered ,and reservations are recommended. Times are 11:00 and 1:15. We had no reservations and got in .
It's not an absolute must see...
Favorite thing: It's not an absolute must see but it's the most famnous thing in Racine - The Golden Rondelle Theater at 'SC Johnson' is the center of the company's Guest Relations and public film and tour program. Originally designed as the Johnson Wax Pavilion at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. The theatre is on 1525 Howe Street, Racine.
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