Proto-Legos and Frank Lloyd Wright
Mar20

Proto-Legos and Frank Lloyd Wright

My guess is that you didn’t know that there’s a link between a primitive form of Legos and famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Well, there is. And if you’d like to learn more about it, show up at the Unity Temple’s event on April 6th. Details follow: Inventing Kindergarten author to speak at Unity Temple (Oak Park, Ill.) – The educator, Friedrich Froebel, who created the geometric wooden blocks that influenced...

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List+Pix: Wright Buildings Could Become Official World Treasures
Feb02

List+Pix: Wright Buildings Could Become Official World Treasures

One of Chicago’s favorite architects is in line for pretty much the biggest honor that can be bestowed on any member of any civilization: validation from UNESCO. The architect is Frank Lloyd Wright, and ten of his iconic buildings have been nominated for recognition by the United Nations body. To put it in Hollywood terms, when the aliens come to destroy the planet, we’ll gladly sacrifice little Timmy to save Fallingwater....

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