Frank Lloyd Wright

Contest Calls for the Baking of Chicago Architecture

Have you always wanted to be an architect like Frank Lloyd Wright? Grab your apron because here’s your chance. Pastry Chicago is hosting its fifth annual Gingerbread House Competition, and this year’s theme is “Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.” The contest is open to amateur bakers and students. No graduates of culinary or pastry programs allowed. …

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Chicago Landmarks Celebrate a Milestone and One Gets a New Name

Chicago’s first official landmarks are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their designations this week. When the Chicago City Council classified the Clarke House and the Glessner House as official landmarks on October 14, 1970, it began a process that has in turn protected thousands of historic homes and buildings around the city from being demolished …

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Oak Park District Just Wright to Make Top 10 Neighborhood List

Oak Park is one great neighborhood. Just ask the APA. The American Planning Association, a not-for-profit community development organization, has chosen Oak Park’s Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District as one of the Top 10 Greatest Neighborhoods in America. The list, released Wednesday, “celebrates places of exemplary character, quality and planning.” The district, comprised of 97 …

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Wright-Designed Home on Market; Wright-Inspired Book on Market too

An original Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece in Batavia can be yours for $1,550,000. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Prairie-style home was built in 1906 by the famed architect and is situated on 2.3 acres at 637 N. Batavia in the western suburb. The 5100-square-foot home has five bedrooms, three full and …

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