Donald Hoffmann

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General Information

Name: Donald Hoffmann

Pen Name: None

Born: 1933 in Springfield, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Hoffman was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Donald Hoffmann entered the University of Chicago in 1949. After working for the City News Bureau of Chicago and the Illinois State Register in Springfield, he joined The Star in 1956. In the early 1960s he began independent studies of the architecture of John Wellborn Root and of Frank Lloyd Wright. He served as Art and Architecture Critic for the Kansas City Star from 1965-1990 and as Assistant Editor of the Journal of The Society of Architectural Historians from 1970-1972.

Hoffmann currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri.

Published Works

  • Architecture of John Wellborn Root, Johns Hopkins Press, 1973
  • Frank Lloyd Wright`s Fallingwater: The House and Its History, Dover Publications, 1978
  • Frank Lloyd Wright`s Robie House, Dover Publications, 1984
  • Frank Lloyd Wright, Architecture and Nature, Dover Publications, 1986
  • Frank Lloyd Wright`s Hollyhock House, Dover Publications, 1992
  • Understanding Frank Lloyd Wright`s Architecture, Dover Publications, 1995
  • Frank Lloyd Wright`s Dana House, Dover Publications, 1996
  • Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan and the Skyscraper, Dover Publications, 1998
  • Frank Lloyd Wright`s House on Kentucky Knob, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000
  • Mark Twain in Paradise: His Voyages to Bermuda, University of Missouri, 2006

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater: The House and Its History

ISBN: 0486274306
Release Date: 1993

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House: The Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece (Dover Architecture)

ISBN: 0486245829
Release Date: 1984-07-01

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture and Nature, with 160 Illustrations (Dover Books on Architecture)

ISBN: 0486250989
Release Date: 1986-06-01

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Understanding Frank Lloyd Wright's Architecture (Dover Architecture)

ISBN: 048628364X
Release Date: 1995-03-30

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Dana House: The Illustrated Story of an Architectural Masterpiece (Dover Architecture)

ISBN: 0486291200
Release Date: 2017-03-17

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Frank Lloyd Wrights House on Kentuck Knob

ISBN: 0822941198
Release Date: 2000-05-18

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Mark Twain in Paradise: His Voyages to Bermuda (Mark Twain and His Circle)

ISBN: 0826216420
Release Date: 2006-03-01

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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