Frank Lloyd Wright
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.
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.
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.
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.
A local organization now owns the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio in Oak Park free and clear.
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.
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.
“It’s an assertive car.” – Rafael and his Nissan Altima
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.
Police arrested a Chicago man for allegedly stealing copper downspouts from homes, including one built by Frank Lloyd Wright.
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.
A Frank Lloyd Wright home in suburban Chicago is on the market for nearly $2.9 million.
The historic district in Oak Park has been named one of America’s 10 Great Neighborhoods by the American Planning Association.
Neither police nor church officials have a solid estimate of the value of the solid bronze letters, which are more than 100 years old.