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Post Office Neighbor

When Unity Temple was constructed, it was surrounded by houses with the exception of the First Congregational Church and Scoville Institute across

Post Office Neighbor2021-06-16T12:00:55-05:00

Roberts & Wright Collaborations

Charles Roberts had many interests and activities: inventor, manufacturer, educator, and musician to name but a few. Of these wide ranging activities,

Roberts & Wright Collaborations2021-06-08T13:33:14-05:00

Hillside at Taliesin

Until Covid-19, I worked for 25 years in various capacities at Taliesin Preservation, including as its historian. When asked to write something

Hillside at Taliesin2021-05-24T11:13:32-05:00

Victorian Society of America

As Director of the Victorian Society in America Chicago Summer School program, I have the opportunity to visit many unforgettable buildings in

Victorian Society of America2021-04-05T15:29:14-05:00

Two Fires Produce Two New Churches

It is easy to find contrasting architectural styles throughout Oak Park. The starkest contrasts are often between the steeply peaked roofs and

Two Fires Produce Two New Churches2021-03-25T15:34:39-05:00

The Wrights and Augusta Chapin

It is well known that Frank Lloyd Wright came from a family of Unitarians and that he designed Unity Temple while he

The Wrights and Augusta Chapin2021-03-01T18:03:04-06:00

How Did He Dream It?

Contributor Peggy Lami was captured on a first visit to Unity Temple in March of 1985, leading to decades of Wright+ station

How Did He Dream It?2021-02-22T14:22:20-06:00

Who Was Edward Ehrman?

On June 9, 1905, only five days after the fire which destroyed the old Unity Church, the congregation voted unanimously to build

Who Was Edward Ehrman?2021-02-02T14:30:17-06:00
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