lloyd building

some people think the theatre is about escape and some people think that the theatre is about fighting hatred and some people think the theatre is about illuminating the condition of humankind

but they’re all wrong

theatre is about suing andrew lloyd webber and building a swimming pool in his honor with the money you win

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Oak Park, IL, Residence (Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright) by Mary Warren

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Milwaukee System Built Homes by David Schalliol
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I stumbled upon this set of Frank Lloyd Wright’s American System Built Homes while out exploring Milwaukee.

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Auditorium Building Stained Glass by Jeff Reuben
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The Auditorium Building, now Roosevelt University, was the largest structure of its kind in America at the time of its completion in 1890. Designed by Dankmar Adler (1844-1900) and Louis H. Sullivan (1856-1924), the 4,237-seat theater, hotel, and office building earned a national reputation for their firm. Source: Historic American Building Survey (HABS), Addendum to report No. ILL-1007 With direction from Sullivan, the windows were executed in 1889 by the renowned stained-glass firm of George Healy and Louis Millet, which won acclaim in Europe for its designs. It is also rumored that Sullivan’s protege Frank Lloyd Wright had a hand in the designs. Wright, who called Sullivan “master,” was his right-hand man before setting out on his own and had a particular interest in stained glass that continued throughout his career. Source: Chicago Tribune, “Artful Glass”, 27 November 2000

With road blocks and cranes all the around the city, it seems as though the entire city is under construction. Although I am excited for what is ahead, I am also anxious as I hope the city will not completely lose it’s identity.

This particular building was built in 1873 by Whichcord. Little is known about this builiding, however, as you can see the top has been changed. 

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Hall Of Artists FLW by Teresa Peek
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Frank Lloyd Wright