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Frank Lloyd Wright's Home
Frank Lloyd Wright's Home © Library of Congress

Frank Lloyd Wright's Home

America's most renowned architect lived and worked in this complex, which served as private studio and architectural laboratory for the first twenty years of his career. Wright's haven started out as a simple cottage and was continually added on to by the architect, resulting in unusual features such as a balcony suspended on chains. The complex is administered by the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust, which offers guided tours. The neighbourhood of Oak Park contains the world's largest concentration of Wright-designed buildings. Self-guided exterior audio tours of the 26 structures in the area are available.

Address: 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park
Website: www.wrightplus.org
Telephone: (312) 994 4000
Opening time: Tour hours: 10am to 4pm daily. Museum shop: 9am to 5pm.
Admission: Guided tours: $17 (adults), $14 (youth 11-18).