As Director of the Victorian Society in America Chicago Summer School program, I have the opportunity to visit many unforgettable buildings in
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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
I had been involved with the Wright Home and Studio pretty much since square one and had just served a few months
In the BeginningSometime in the late Spring of 1975, I began leading tours at Unity Temple. It was shortly after what is
Shotcrete was used to repair the concrete façade of Unity Temple in the 1970s and again during the recent restoration completed in
Wood, concrete, steel, and glass.If someone were to ask you what a building is constructed from, these are the likely the first