Frank Lloyd Wright

A Day in Dwight!

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Dwight, Illinois is in the northern sector of of the state. I have memories of flitting through it while traveling for the State of Illinois. You may also recall glimpsing a very cool windmill from the window of the Amtrak while traveling to Chicago. On a recent trip I photographed that windmill for a Travel […]

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Child of the Sun

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How exciting is it to learn that the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings is located in Lakeland, Florida at Florida Southern College. I was hosted on the in-depth tour while traveling south this past February. There I learned that Frank Lloyd Wright called his collection “Child of the Sun” in reference to buildings […]

The Rookery, a Frank Lloyd Wright Connection

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I love Chicago, I love architecture and I love Frank Lloyd Wright so this was a given that I would love the beautiful lobby of the Rookery Building in downtown Chicago.  Located at 209 S. LaSalle, St., the Rookery is located in the Financial District and has been designated as a Chicago Landmark since 1972 […]

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Popoli Ristorante, a jewel box bank turned restaurant

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Living near Springfield, Illinois I have long been a Frank Lloyd Wright fan and as a Wright fan, I am also a Louis Sullivan, Wright’s mentor fan as well.  Louis designed a series of banks called Jewel Box banks across the Midwest.  With the lovely stained glass windows they have a jewel box affect. Popli’s […]

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