Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust

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5757 S Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL 60637 5757 S Woodlawn Ave., Chicago Directions
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It really is a gem of a museum. Our fellow tour members were from Ireland, Brazil, Australia and Portland, OR. However, if you live in the Chicago area, you really should see this museum and office of Frank Lloyd Wright.
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I would go during the spring or summer to see it as it was meant to be seen.
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I enjoyed it.
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Yes arrive early to enjoy the tour
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We've been on the Robie house tour and the FLW home and studio tour, both are fantastic. The guides are very knowledgeable and informative. It's a wonderful experience for adults and children who are interested in Frank Lloyd Wright or architecture.
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It's an excellent tour.
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Excellent experience. The Robie House is phenomenal and our guide was very informative.
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pay the extra $5 to bring your camera and take as many pictures as possible
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You only need to redeem your voucher by 4/30/15 - you can use it at anytime as long as you've booked your (changeable) reservation on time.
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Great Wright Three tour if you read the book by Blue Balliet.
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It's safe to say that Frank Lloyd Wright is a household name, partly because he put his name on so many houses. The sites overseen by the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust receive nearly 150,000 visitors a year—tangible proof that the visionary's impact on architecture, design, and culture remains alive and well. To ensure that legacy continues, the Chicago-based nonprofit runs tours at several of Wright's buildings and hosts various educational programs.

Home and Studio: Unity Temple. Robie House. The Rookery Light Court remodeling. All classic pieces of Modern architecture, and all designed inside the studio at 951 Chicago Avenue in Oak Park. From 1889 until 1909, Frank Lloyd Wright worked out of this residential space, eventually expanding the home to include a proper studio as demand for his services grew. Now an architectural destination in its own right, the Home and Studio welcomes guests seeking a look into the mind (and working conditions) of America's most famed architect. On tours, trained interpreters guide visitors through the space, sharing anecdotes and insights into Wright's work and home life.

Frederick C. Robie House: The crown jewel of Hyde Park's residential architecture, the Frederick C. Robie House was designed by Wright for the up-and-coming industrialist of the same name between 1908 and 1910. Widely hailed as one of the finest examples of the Prairie School of architectural design, the house has earned its share of accolades over the years, including a spot on the very first National Register of Historic Places in 1966. During tour, architectural experts guide groups through each of the house's significant features, from the cantilevered roof and prevalence of horizontal lines to the striking leaded glass windows that give the house its inner light. Tours also cover recent restoration efforts, giving guests an inside look at what it takes to preserve a historic home.

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