• The Rookery

    The Rookery

    The iconic Rookery building in downtown Chicago is one the earliest surviving examples of the city’s multistoried office buildings. A testament to the pioneering spirit of late-nineteenth-century Chicago, the Rookery brings together the work of two of the city’s most innovative architects, John Wellborn Root and Frank Lloyd Wright.

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  • Unity Temple

    Unity Temple

    Wright’s first public commission, Unity Temple is a monolithic structure of exposed cast concrete. The oldest Wright building still in use for the same purpose for which it was built, Unity Temple survives today as a masterpiece of modern architecture and design.

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  • Emil Bach House

    Emil Bach House

    This richly conceived yet intimately scaled residence is the last of Wright’s buildings left standing on the city’s north side. Heavily informed by the Prairie houses of the preceding decade, this 1915 building exhibits many elements that point toward Wright’s future stylistic direction.

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