It is an uncommon pairing of great architecture and modern dance. In Oak Park, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece will soon be the setting for a performance. We visited Unity Temple to find out what makes these dancers move.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Today we know Frank Lloyd Wright as one of the most influential American architects, but early in his career he designed projects you might have trouble recognizing as his — even if you lived in the building.
Eight buildings by famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Geoffrey Baer walks us through the designation and the Wright sites.
The work of famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright was recognized Sunday as eight of his buildings, including the Unity Temple in suburban Chicago, were added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.
The Frederick C. Robie House – a masterpiece of Prairie School architecture – reopened to the public Friday after a multimillion-dollar restoration both inside and out.
One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s finest public buildings is ready for the public again. We take a look inside the restoration of Unity Temple.
The Wisconsin native, born on June 8, 1867, is widely regarded as the greatest American architect ever. We discuss his legacy with David Bagnall, the curator of the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust.
Get a glimpse inside a rare prefab Frank Lloyd Wright house on the Southwest Side.
The famously irascible Frank Lloyd Wright estranged two artists on a single short-lived project. Learn the fate of Wright's lost Midway Gardens and play tennis at the Kenwood Country Club as local history expert Geoffrey Baer heads to the South Side.
High-end treasures in Chicago's Gold Coast are usually found in pricey stores. But we'll tell you about some being uncovered at an archaeological dig on the grounds of a famous house.
Musicologist David Patterson attempts to amend the biography of architect Frank Lloyd Wright to acknowledge the powerful influence of his father, a preacher, essayist, musician and composer.
It was a center of innovation and commerce for 32 years. And then it went dark, unused for another 32 years. The SC Johnson Research Tower recently opened to the public for the first time ever following a major restoration. We revisit Eddie Arruza’s story.
Chicago is filled with architectural gems. We sit down with Chicago Tribune’s architectural critic Blair Kamin to discuss some of the famed structures in the city and surrounding areas.
It was a center of innovation and commerce for 32 years. And then it went dark, unused for another 32 years. Starting Friday, the Tower will be opened to the public for the first time ever following a major restoration. Eddie Arruza tells us it may be worth your while to make a special trip just north of the border.
A classic blues play, a famous house tour and a wine tasting; Chicago Tonight knows what’s going on this weekend.
After being fired by Louis Sullivan and venturing out on his own, Frank Lloyd Wright landed his first independent commission from a friend. And now the house that Wright designed for William Winslow in 1893 is up for sale.