Wright Before the 'Lloyd'

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Through images and artifacts, the exhibition Wright Before the “Lloyd” highlights exploratory work by the young architect, who signed his work “Frank L. Wright”. Many original materials were damaged and lost due to demolition, fire, and decay, but fragments were saved and reassembled by Chicago’s cultural historian Tim Samuelson. The designs were made whole through cutting-edge technologies to tell this story of Frank Lloyd Wright’s early work.


Wright Before the “Lloyd” was featured on WGN ‘Around Town’ with Ana Belaval.


Curator and Chicago’s Cultural Historian, Tim Samuelson, in an interview with Chicago’s WTTW.

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