When Unity Temple was constructed, it was surrounded by houses with the exception of the First Congregational Church and Scoville Institute across
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Charles Roberts had many interests and activities: inventor, manufacturer, educator, and musician to name but a few. Of these wide ranging activities,
Until Covid-19, I worked for 25 years in various capacities at Taliesin Preservation, including as its historian. When asked to write something
As a preservation architect who was raised in Oak Park, it is impossible NOT to have memories of Unity Temple. So, I’ll
As Director of the Victorian Society in America Chicago Summer School program, I have the opportunity to visit many unforgettable buildings in
It is easy to find contrasting architectural styles throughout Oak Park. The starkest contrasts are often between the steeply peaked roofs and
I was invited to photograph Unity Temple in Oak Park a year ago by Heidi Ruehle, Executive Director of the Unity Temple
It is well known that Frank Lloyd Wright came from a family of Unitarians and that he designed Unity Temple while he
Contributor Peggy Lami was captured on a first visit to Unity Temple in March of 1985, leading to decades of Wright+ station
On June 9, 1905, only five days after the fire which destroyed the old Unity Church, the congregation voted unanimously to build