Cloquet's Wright house featured
July 2, 2021
The Frank Lloyd Wright house known as Mäntylä, Finnish for “under the pines,” that formerly made its home in Cloquet, was featured on the CBS “Sunday Morning” program June 27.
Mäntylä was commissioned by the same family that built Cloquet’s Wright-designed gas station: Ray and Emmy Lindholm. Their daughter Joyce and her husband, Daryl McKinney, had fallen in love with Wright’s work when they were students at the University of Minnesota.
In 2016, Peter and Julene McKinney donated the Cloquet home and much of the Wright-designed furnishings to the nonprofit group Usonian Prese...