Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio

The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio was the private residence and workplace of Wright from 1889 to 1909 - the first 20 years of his career.  Wright used his home as an architectural laboratory wherein you can find the seeds of his architectural philosophy.  At this residence he raised six children with his first wife, Catherine Tobin. In 1898, Wright added a studio where he and his associates developed a new American architecture: the Prairie style, and designed 125 structures, including such famous buildings as the Robie House, the Larkin Building and Unity Temple.

Hours: Monday–Friday, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm;
Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am–3:30 pm (every 20 minutes)
Closed: January 23–January 27, 2006, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day. All holidays are subject to change without notice.

Take CTA: Take the westbound Green Line train to the Oak Park Ave. station. Walk under the tracks and go north on Oak Park Ave. to Chicago Ave. Turn left (west) onto Chicago Ave.

Take Metra: Board the train at the Northwestern Station. Take the westbound train to the Oak Park station. Walk north on Marion Street Mall to Chicago Ave. Turn right (east) on Chicago Ave.

By car: Take I-290 West. Exit left at Harlem Avenue. Turn right (north) and drive 1.5 miles on Harlem to Chicago Ave. Make a right onto Chicago Ave.

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio
  • 951 Chicago Ave
  • Oak Park, IL 60302-2007
  • (708) 848-1976
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