FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S MODERN MASTERPIECE
Highlights of Unity Temple Rededication Ribbon Cutting and Civic Ceremony



 Blair Kamin

by Blair Kamin
Chicago Tribune
Architecture Critic

Unity Temple is the recipient of the 2017 Landmarks Illinois Richard Driehaus Preservation Award for Restoration. Located at 875 Lake St. in Oak Park, this 1908 Unitarian Church is considered one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most beautiful and influential works. The building, however, struggled with issues related to decades of deferred maintenance, leading to its placement on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2009 list of America’s Most Endangered Places. This restoration...
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MAY 18, 2017 - Frank Lloyd Wright was never one to fret about meeting deadlines, sticking to budgets or roofs that leaked. So there is something fitting about the delayed, but altogether triumphant, restoration of Wright's Unity Temple, the Oak Park landmark that is the finest public building of Wright's Chicago years and home to one of the most beautiful rooms in America
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Engage

ENGAGE

We look forward to welcoming visitors to Unity Temple after the restoration is complete. Tours resume July 2017 and public programs early 2018.

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Restore

RESTORE

The $25 million restoration of Unity Temple Is now complete and has been called “A Triumph!.

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Unity Unity Temple is in the news! Local and national publications feature stories about Unity Temples historic restoration.

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Your gift can support the restoration of Unity Temple, an endowment to maintain this historic landmark and future programming at this incredible venue.

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