The Frank Lloyd Wright's Home and Studio
951 Chicago Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
312.994.4000The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio served as Wright's primary residence and studio from 1889 to 1909. Wright used his home as an architectural
The Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust offers guided walking tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie School of Architecture National Historic District in Oak Park. The area surrounding the Home and Studio contains the world's largest concentration of Wright-designed structures. With 25 of his buildings in the village, as well as a rich selection of restored Prairie School and Victorian homes, Oak Park is an outdoor museum of
The Robie HouseThe Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust operates the Robie House as a publicly accessible architectural house museum and is open for tours. The Robie House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his client, Frederick C. Robie, is one of the most important buildings in the history of American architecture. Completed in 1910, the building was a catalyst for a revolution in domestic architecture, prestaging many of the developments that would arise throughout the twentieth century. In 1908, Frederick C. Robie commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to
The house was used as a domestic residence until 1926, when it was sold to the Chicago Theological Seminary. Looking to re-develop the site at 5757 South Woodlawn, the Seminary twice attempted to demolish the building. Wright protested to the demolition and in 1957 he visited the house in person and called for its preservation. This would be one of the few occasions
The museums are open daily, with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day. Frank Lloyd Wright books, gifts, reproductions and maps are available through bookshops located at both museum sites.
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