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Police investigate after a woman was found dead in the Willits House, a Frank Lloyd Wright mansion in Highland Park. (Credit: NVP Video)

Woman Found Dead In Historic Frank Lloyd Wright Mansion

Sylvia Robinson’s husband found her unresponsive in a home in the 1400 block of Sheridan Road in Highland Park, shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

09/18/2013

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Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Chicago

A prestigious institution of higher learning once graced with educational lectures from our president elect, The University of Chicago is an ideal place to visit during the 2013 inaugural ceremony. These important landmarks in Hyde Park are well worth considering at this historic time.

01/07/2013

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Oak Park

A popular destination for those in Chicagoland, the Village of Oak Park sits just a quick jaunt down the Eisenhower Expressway, easily within one tank of gas. It’s most famous resident, Frank Lloyd Wright, left a wealth of Prairie style architecture behind, but Oak Park also boasts a past and present filled with literary and artistic genius.

08/25/2012

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Familiarize With Founders: Important Places To The People Who Built Chicago

From pioneer settlements to mansions, marks of citizens integral to Chicago’s history abound in the area. Explore the following six locations for an historical perspective of what life was like for early Chicagoans.

08/13/2012

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Frank Lloyd Wright Group Now Fully Owns Oak Park Studio

A local organization now owns the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio in Oak Park free and clear.

05/08/2012

A Prairie style home and cottage -- designed by John Van Bergen, an associate of architect Frank Lloyd Wright -- located in Wilmette has been sold to a developer who specializes in teardowns, but who might spare the historic structures after learning of their history. (Photo courtesy Redfin.com)

Historic Wilmette Home Could Be Spared From Wrecking Ball

A contractor who specializes in tear-downs is buying a historic Prairie-style home and cottage on adjoining lots in east Wilmette, but preservationists say the chances for saving both are looking good.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

The Laurent House in Rockford, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. (Photo courtesy: laurent-house.com)

Frank Lloyd Wright Home In Rockford On Auction Block

Inquiries have arrived from as far as China and England about an original Frank Lloyd Wright home, complete with Wright designed furniture, being auctioned off Thursday afternoon in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Rafael At The Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House

“It’s an assertive car.” – Rafael and his Nissan Altima

10/10/2011

A copper urn designed by Frank Lloyd Wright sold for $772,000 at an auction in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Local Auction House Sells Frank Lloyd Wright Urn For $772K

If you’re one of those people who buys artwork to match the couch, this will shock you. An anonymous bidder has paid $772,000 to a Chicago auction house for an urn.

CBS 2–10/05/2011

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Copper Thief Busted At Landmark Home

Police arrested a Chicago man for allegedly stealing copper downspouts from homes, including one built by Frank Lloyd Wright.

04/19/2011

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Restoration Coming For Glencoe Frank Lloyd Wright House

A Glencoe architect is restoring a run-down, years-vacant Frank Lloyd Wright house to look almost exactly as it did when built in 1915.

04/19/2011

Frank Lloyd Wright home in suburban Chicago. (Photo provided by greatbuildings.com)

Frank Lloyd Wright Home For Sale

A Frank Lloyd Wright home in suburban Chicago is on the market for nearly $2.9 million.

10/24/2010

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Urban Planning Group Honors Oak Park Historic District

The historic district in Oak Park has been named one of America’s 10 Great Neighborhoods by the American Planning Association.

10/13/2010

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Thieves Steal Bronze Lettering Off Historic Temple

Neither police nor church officials have a solid estimate of the value of the solid bronze letters, which are more than 100 years old.

CBS 2–10/04/2010