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A prosperous integrated suburb bordering Chicago on the west, Oak Park is known worldwide as the birthplace of Prairie-school architecture and the modern American house. The town boasts the highest concentration of houses designed by American icon of architecture Frank Lloyd Wright, whose creations are distinguished by horizontal lines, ribbons of stained-glass windows and low, projecting profiles. Oak Park is known as an economically stable, socially progressive, well-educated commnity that easily accomodates diverse lifestyles.
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875 Lake St. USA - Oak Park, IL
Frank Lloyd Wright called this Unitarian temple "my jewel," and it's easy to see why. Built for the sake of expense of unadorned concrete, the rectangular interlocking forms contain a worship space and social hall. Framed by rectilinear bal..
USA - Chicago, IL 60637
This home made its designer, Frank Lloyd Wright, world famous and helped "break the box" of traditional architecture. The Robie family lived here only for a year or so, after which time the house passed through a number of different owners...
951 Chicago Ave USA - Oak Park, IL 60302
Wright first built this house in 1889 and continued to remodel and add to it over time; his alterations reveal his architectural growth. Restored to its 1909 appearance, when Wright last lived there, the original structure features the horizontal ban..