Lloyd Wright

Born Mar 30, 1890

Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr., commonly known as Lloyd Wright, was an American landscape architect and architect, most active in Los Angeles and Southern California. His name is frequently confused with that of his more famous father, Frank Lloyd Wright.

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1890 Birth Born in 1890.


1911 21 Years Old He settled in Southern California around 1911, followed by his younger brother John Lloyd T. Wright. … Read More
1919 29 Years Old Beginning in 1919, his father, working in Japan on the Imperial Hotel, delegated some of the responsibilities to him and architect Rudolf Schindler for designing and supervising construction of the Hollyhock House, in Hollywood, California. … Read More


1920 30 Years Old Wright began his independent career in 1920.
1922 32 Years Old In 1922 he was a production designer at Paramount Studios, responsible for the extensive castle and 12th-century village sets for the Douglas Fairbanks version of Robin Hood. … Read More
1923 33 Years Old The first was the 1923 Millard House in Pasadena, where Lloyd designed the grounds, and contributed an adjacent studio building in 1926. … Read More
1928 38 Years Old …  His 1928 wooden shell had the now-familiar concentric ring motif, covered a 120-degree arc, and was designed to be easily dismantled. … Read More


1951 61 Years Old His best-known project is the Wayfarers Chapel, also known as "The Glass Church", an indoor/outdoor structure made almost entirely of glass and built in 1951 for the Swedenborgian church, overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. … Read More
1963 73 Years Old Among his last projects was the 1963 John P. Bowler house, known as the "Bird of Paradise" House, in Rancho Palos Verdes using blue fiberglass for projecting roof fins, and the master plan and building designs for a 1970 shopping center in Huntington Beach, at Warner and Springdale streets south of Long Beach. In 1922 Wright married the actress and artist Elaine Hyman (known as Kyra Markham), but they divorced in 1925. The following year Wright married Helen Taggart, the daughter of a client. (Her then seven-year-old son, Rupert Pole, would later marry Anaïs Nin.) In 1929 Lloyd and Helen became the parents of architect Eric Lloyd Wright, who has consulted on the restoration of many of his father's and grandfather's works, as well as being independently creative.
1978 88 Years Old Lloyd Wright died in 1978 in Santa Monica, California. … Read More
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