We look forward to welcoming visitors to Unity Temple for public programs when the restoration is completed in Fall 2016.



The $23 million restoration of Unity Temple launched in Spring 2015. The restoration is expected to be complete by Fall 2016.




Unity Temple is in the news! Local and national publications feature stories on the people and place behind Unity Temple’s historic restoration.




Your gift supports restoration of Unity Temple’s unique design features, including exposed concrete exterior, interior finishes, and art glass.



Wonder why Unity Temple needs to be restored? Lead restoration architect, Gunny Harboe and members of the Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation explain why in this short video. Enjoy!


A major component of the Unity Temple restoration is the geothermal heating/cooling system. Learn more about the process in the latest Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation blog post:

The mechanics of restoration: An interview with Mark Nussbaum


Ten buildings by the legendary architect nominated to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

10 iconic Frank Lloyd Wright buildings


Restoring Unity: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Temple Gets Updated for Eternity

Restoring Frank Lloyd Wrights Unity Temple


50 Shades of Gray: Matching Concrete and the Challenges of Restoring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple

Challenges of the Restoration


Architects and contractors balance the old with the new in their restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic structure.

Dust Flying as Unity Temple Restoration Gets Fully Underway


Unity Temple makes headlines! On the front page of Chicago Tribune’s A&E section, an in-depth look at the restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece and fundraising efforts to support the project.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple to be Restored


Gunny Harboe, the preservation architect leading the Unity Temple restoration, discusses his career, the Temple restoration, and his work on other Frank Lloyd Wright buildings with Chicago Magazine:

How Gunny Harboe is Restoring Frank Lloyd Wright’s Most Notable Works


Unity Temple restoration featured in Architectural Digest – “Wright About Time” is right!

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple to be Restored


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