Individual Author Record
Name: Frank Lloyd WrightPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: June 8, 1867 in Richland Center, Wisconsin Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFrank Lloyd Wright moved to Chicago in 1887 where he joined the architectural firm of Joseph Lyman Silsbee. Within the year, he had left Silsbee to work for the firm of Adler & Sullivan as an apprentice to Louis Sullivan. In 1889, he married his first wife, Catherine Lee "Kitty" Tobin (1871-1959) and purchased land in Oak Park, Illinois. There, he built his first home and studio.
Biographical and Professional InformationFrank Lloyd Wright is considered to be one of the founders of modern architecture. He is regarded by many as the greatest arechitect of the twentieth century. He was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin but began his career in Chicago. Some of his most famous examples of architecture are located in the Midwest. Wright authored twenty books and numerous articles and was a popular lecturer in the United States and in Europe.
*''The Disappearing City'', 1908*''Japanese Print: An Interpretation'', 1912*''In the Cause of Architecture'', 1923*''Experimenting With Human Lives'', Fine Art Society, 1923*''Modern Architecture'', Princeton University Press, 1931*''Two Lectures on Architecture'', Art Institute of Chicago, 1931*''An Organic Architecture'', Lund Humphries, 1939*''An Autobiography of Frank Lloyd Wright'', 1943*''Genius and the Mobocracy'', Duell, Sloan, and Pierce, 1949*''The Future of Architecture'', Horizon Press, 1953*''The Natural House'', Horizon Press, 1954*''The Story of the Tower:''The Tree That Escaped the Crowded Forest'', Horizon Press, 1956*''A Testament'', Horizon Press, 1957