October 4, 2022

Today in History: Frank Lloyd Wright

Last Updated on June 21, 2022

Frederick C. Robie House
Today in History—June 8—the Library of Congress features architect Frank Lloyd Wright, born on this day in 1867. Famous for his Prairie School houses, Wright also produced innovative yet practical plans for public buildings. His personal life, however was quite the opposite of his architecture. Learn more by the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources about this architectural visionary.

Frank Lloyd Wright stories from America’s Library

Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape online exhibition

Frederick C. Robie House, Chicago, IL

Falling Water, Fayette County, PA

Wingspread, Racine, WI

Taliesin, Spring Green, WIt

Frank Lloyd Wright image set

Frank Lloyd Wright in the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) collections

Frank Lloyd Wright books

Frank Lloyd Wright historical newspaper coverage

Contemporary U.S. legislation related to Frank Lloyd Wright

Paul Hendrickson on Frank Lloyd Wright event recording

Frank Lloyd Wright discussion on the TPS Teachers Network (must join / login to participate)

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