Frank Lloyd Wright

American architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright was a Welsh American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures and completed 500 works. Wright believed in designing structures which were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture.
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CURRENTS | ROOMS; Since You Can't Stay in Fallingwater ...
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In 1910, when Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Park Inn and City National Bank building in downtown Mason City, Iowa, he most likely didn't anticipate that one day it would be a boutique hotel. But the restored building recently reopened with 27 rooms, offering architecture enthusiasts the opportunity to spend the night in a Wright building. The
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Village People member cuffed at Incline Beach - North Lake Tahoe Bonanza
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16, Paul Olson and Frank Wright, two Crystal Bay residents who are also members of a political advocacy group called The Village People, arrived at Incline Beach, according to an incident report obtained this week by the Bonanza
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Village board prohibits parking on North Highland - Wellsville Daily Reporter
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Also Monday night, Frank Wright, an 11-year resident of Scott Avenue, told trustees he's been concerned about erosion near his property — a problem of which the village is aware. A bank is eroding and a guardrail is falling over, he noted
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Master vibraphonist Jamal to play Chester - Delaware County Daily Times
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Some of his explorations with David Murray, Frank Wright and Sunny Murray led him to be tagged as an avant-garde musician, playing primarily abstract “out” music. The label illustrates formal jazz criticisms' tendency to use sophisticated analysis as a
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Police keep up pressure on Malahat traffic - BCLocalNews
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Staff Sgt. Frank Wright, unit commander for the CRD IRSU, said even after the campaign ends officers will have a regular presence on the road watching for speeding, impaired driving and other high risk driving habits. "We know we have to be consistent
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Audit: Somerville Council on Aging director violated finance law - Wicked Local
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City attorney Frank Wright said one of those checks was a reimbursement for the purchase of tickets to the musical “Menopause” and the other was an accidental second reimbursement for the theater tickets, which Robert Hickey paid back to the city
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Teachers line up for back-to-school thanks and shopping - Imperial Valley Press
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“I'm looking forward to it,” Curtis Pettijohn, Frank Wright Middle School seventh-grade math teacher, said of the start of school as he waited in line with his wife and daughter. “I always get to make a positive impact on students,” he said
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What does future hold for Diamond Peak Ski Resort? - North Lake Tahoe Bonanza
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Regos recently became the subject of criticism from Aaron Katz and Frank Wright, two vocal critics of IVGID's financial practices, when she advocated for a contract renewal with EXL Media — an advertising firm where she was previously employed
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Ed Youmans resigns from Diamond Peak Ski Resort - North Lake Tahoe Bonanza
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A group called The Village People — which includes residents Frank Wright and Aaron Katz, who have been consistent and vocal critics of the district's financial practices — have routinely complained about Diamond Peak's advertising budget and IVGID's
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Series Exploring Biblical Response to Environmentalism among New Shows on NRB ... - Christian News Wire (press release)
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... Tony Perkins (Family Research Council), Richard Land (Southern Baptist Convention), Wendy Wright (Concerned Women for America), Frank Wright (National Religious Broadcasters), David Barton (WallBuilders), and radio talk-show host Janet Parshall
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ANTIQUES; Hunting Windows For Wright House
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Darwin D. Martin, a soap-factory executive in Buffalo, was a serial client of Frank Lloyd Wright. Between 1903 and 1928, the charismatic architect designed a half-dozen buildings for Martin's family, including a carriage house and a mausoleum. Wright referred to his shy, bookish patron as ''my best friend,'' borrowed $70,000 from him over the years
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QualityFirst Commercial Finds New Home for Underground Elephant - WebWire (press release)
Google News - over 6 years
Steven Martini of QualityFirst Commercial represented Underground Elephant, Jim Laing of Cushman and Wakefield represented FirstWind Energy and Andy LaDow and Frank Wright represented Legacy Partners. The complex transaction was composed of a 62-month
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Heat will spoil mixed ration quickly - Farmers Guardian
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FARMERS buffer feeding dairy cows to complement summer grazing should take steps to prevent mixed diets heating up and spoiling in warm weather, says Tim Carter of Frank Wright Trouw Nutrition International. “As soon as a diet is mixed,
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Aldermen Approve Water, Sewer Rate Hikes For Next Year - Patch.com
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However, in response to questions from Ward 3 Alderman Frank Wright, Patrick Dello Russo, Melrose city auditor and chief financial officer, said that the city first came out of fiscal 2010 with a $500000 surplus that was applied to fiscal 2011
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  • 1959
    From Wright’s death in 1959 most of his collections were stored at the headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation — Taliesin, in Spring Green, Wisconsin, and Taliesin West.
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    Later in his life and well after his death in 1959, Wright received much honorary recognition for his lifetime achievements.
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    Turmoil followed Wright even many years after his death on April 9, 1959, shortly after undergoing surgery in Phoenix, Arizona, to remove an intestinal obstruction.
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    Wright continued to collect and deal in prints until his death in 1959, using prints as collateral for loans, often relying upon his art business to remain financially solvent.
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  • 1941
    Florida Southern College, located in Lakeland, Florida, constructed 12 (out of 18 planned) Frank Lloyd Wright buildings between 1941 and 1958 as part of the Child of the Sun project.
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  • 1937
    One of his projects, Monona Terrace, originally designed in 1937 as municipal offices for Madison, Wisconsin, was completed in 1997 on the original site, using a variation of Wright's final design for the exterior with the interior design altered by its new purpose as a convention center.
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  • 1929
    In addition, other buildings were intentionally demolished during and after Wright's lifetime, such as: Midway Gardens (1913, Chicago, Illinois) and the Larkin Administration Building (1903, Buffalo, New York) were destroyed in 1929 and 1950 respectively; the Francis Apartments and Francisco Terrace Apartments (both located in Chicago and designed in 1895) were destroyed in 1971 and 1974, respectively; the Geneva Inn (1911) in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin was destroyed in 1970; and the Banff National Park Pavilion (1911) in Alberta, Canada was destroyed in 1939.
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  • 1928
    In 1928, Wright wrote an essay on glass in which he compared it to the mirrors of nature: lakes, rivers and ponds.
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    Wright and Olgivanna married in 1928.
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  • 1927
    Wright and Miriam Noel's divorce was finalized in 1927, and once again, Wright was required to wait for one year before remarrying.
  • 1926
    In October 1926, Wright and Olgivanna were accused of violating the Mann Act and arrested in Tonka Bay, Minnesota.
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    In 1926, Olga's ex-husband, Vlademar Hinzenburg, sought custody of his daughter, Svetlana.
  • 1924
    In 1924, after the separation but while still married, Wright met Olga (Olgivanna) Lazovich Hinzenburg at a Petrograd Ballet performance in Chicago.
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  • 1923
    Wright wed Miriam Noel in November 1923, but her addiction to morphine led to the failure of the marriage in less than one year.
    In 1923, Wright's mother, Anna (Lloyd Jones) Wright, died.
  • 1922
    In 1922, Kitty Wright finally granted Wright a divorce.
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  • 1914
    On August 15, 1914, while Wright was working in Chicago, Julian Carlton, a male servant from Barbados who had been hired several months earlier, set fire to the living quarters of Taliesin and murdered seven people with an axe as the fire burned.
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  • 1911
    Wright began to build himself a new home, which he called Taliesin, by May 1911.
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    The land, bought on April 10, 1911, was adjacent to land held by his mother's family, the Lloyd-Joneses.
  • 1910
    After Wright returned to the United States in October 1910, he persuaded his mother to buy land for him in Spring Green, Wisconsin.
  • 1909
    In 1909, even before the Robie House was completed, Wright and Mamah Cheney went together to Europe, leaving their own spouses and children behind.
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  • 1905
    The community agreed to hire him and he worked on the building from 1905 to 1909.
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    Public buildings in the Prairie style include Unity Temple, the home of the Unitarian Universalist congregation in Oak Park. As a lifelong Unitarian and member of Unity Temple, Wright offered his services to the congregation after their church burned down in 1905.
  • 1903
    Wright would later engage Mueller to build several of his public and commercial buildings between 1903 and 1923.
  • 1901
    Bok also extended the offer to other architects, but Wright was the sole responder. "A Home in a Prairie Town" and "A Small House with Lots of Room in it" appeared respectively in the February and July 1901 issues of the journal.
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  • 1900
    Between 1900 and 1901, Frank Lloyd Wright completed four houses which have since been identified as the onset of the "Prairie style".
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  • 1894
    The past five years had seen the birth of three more children — Catherine in 1894, David in 1895, and Frances in 1898 — prompting Wright to sacrifice his original home studio space for additional bedrooms.
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    Soon after the completion of the Winslow House in 1894, Edward Waller, a friend and former client, invited Wright to meet Chicago architect and planner Daniel Burnham.
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    Between 1894 and the early 1910s, several other leading Prairie School architects and many of Wright's future employees launched their careers in the offices of Steinway Hall.
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  • 1893
    As with the residential projects for Adler & Sullivan, he designed his bootleg houses on his own time. Sullivan knew nothing of the independent works until 1893, when he recognized that one of the houses was unmistakably a Frank Lloyd Wright design.
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  • 1891
    During this time, Wright worked on Sullivan's bungalow (1890) and the James A. Charnley bungalow (1890) both in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, the Berry-MacHarg House (1891) and Louis Sullivan's House (1892) both in Chicago, and the most noted 1891 James A. Charnley House also in Chicago.
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  • 1890
    According to an 1890 diagram of the firm's new, 17th floor space atop the Auditorium Building, Wright soon earned a private office next to Sullivan's own.
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  • 1889
    On June 1, 1889, Wright married his first wife, Catherine Lee "Kitty" Tobin (1871–1959).
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  • 1886
    Wright previously collaborated with Silsbee—accredited as the draftsman and the construction supervisor—on the 1886 Unity Chapel for Wright's family in Spring Green, Wisconsin.
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    Wright attended Madison High School, but there is no evidence he ever graduated. He was admitted to the University of Wisconsin–Madison as a special student in 1886.
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  • 1885
    The divorce was finalized in 1885 after William sued Anna for lack of physical affection.
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  • 1867
    Frank Lloyd Wright was born Frank Lincoln Wright in the farming town of Richland Center, Wisconsin, United States, in 1867.
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