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Wright, Frank Lloyd, Home And Studio

Oak Park, Illinois
County of Cook.
428 Forest Avenue and 951 Chicago Avenue
National Register Number: 72000456
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: IL-6 Certified Local Government: YES
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 7, 1976):
An architect's own home and place of work provide insights into his ideals and practice that few commissions can emulate. Built and rebuilt by Wright, this is the place where he lived and practiced from 1887 to 1909 in the "First Golden Age" of his long career when he formulated and refined his "Prairie Style."

There are no threats to the building at this time.

The flat roofs were restored to prevent further water infiltration into the building.

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