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Preservation Organizations

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
http://www.franklloydwright.org/
Formed by Frank Lloyd Wright himself in 1940, this foundation fosters advancing the ideas and principles of organic architecture, as well as preserving the legacy of Wright's life and work.

Taliesin Preservation Commission
http://www.taliesinpreservation.org/
The mission of this society is to preserve the Taliesin estate in Spring Green, Wis. Find information about current events, tours of the estate, how to become a member of the preservation commission at this site.

Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy
http://www.savewright.org/
The Conservancy is an organization devoted to preserving the remaining buildings designed by Wright. Find out where his structures are located and—if you’re in the market—which ones are for sale.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
http://www.nationaltrust.org/
The National Trust for Historic Preservation provides leadership, education and advocacy to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize its communities.

Society of Architectural Historians
http://www.sah.org/
This international nonprofit organization supports the study and preservation of architecture. Access scholarly research, graduate programs in architectural history and membership information. Local chapters of this organization are also featured.

Biographical Information

Broadacre All-Wright Site—Frank Lloyd Wright Guide
http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/1469/
Visit this site for links to a variety of information about Frank Lloyd Wright—his life, architecture and philosophy. An extensive biography is included, as well as a link to discussion groups and recent news.

Famous Buildings

Fallingwater
http://www.wpconline.org/fallingwaterhome.htm
Learn more about one of America's most famous domestic buildings and get visitor information on Western Pennsylvania Conservancy's website.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
http://www.guggenheim.org/
Discover Wright’s final building—and one of his most monumental. Be sure to read the museum history section, which discusses the design and development of this controversial building.

Unity Temple
http://www.unitytemple-utrf.org
Visit the official website for Wright’s most famous church; get information on its history and tour programs.

http://www.oprf.com/unity/
Take an online photo tour of Unity Temple.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen-Lambe House
http://home.onemain.com/~allenlam/
The Allen-Lambe house, located in Wichita, Ks., was designed for the prominent journalist and statesman, Henry J. Allen, and his wife, Elsie J. Nuzman Allen. The house is open to visitors by appointment only, but you can look at it virtually here.

Oak Park Home & Studio and the Robie House
http://www.wrightplus.org/
The Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust maintains two museum sites: Wright's remarkable Home and Studio in Oak Park; and his renowned Prairie Style design, the Robie House, on the University of Chicago campus.

Tourism

Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park
http://visitoakpark.com
The Oak Park Area Convention and Visitors Bureau offers information on events, attractions, and other visitor resources.

http://www.oprf.com/flw/
Oak Park, Illinois boasts the largest collection of Wright-designed buildings. This Web site offers a "walking tour" of each building in Oak Park along with other Frank Lloyd Wright and Oak Park resources.

Illinois Bureau of Tourism
http://www.enjoyillinois.com/
Enjoy Illinois and discover the Wright in Illinois driving tour created by the Oak Park and Springfield tourism boards. The trail will lead you from Wright’s home in Oak Park to other notable Wright homes throughout the state.

Frank Lloyd Wright in Wisconsin
http://www.wrightinwisconsin.org/
Find links to nine major Wright structures in Wisconsin, with descriptions and pictures of each site. If you're planning a visit, get tour information and an area map.

Spring Green, Wisconsin
http://www.springgreen.com/
This small mid-western town was the home of Frank Lloyd Wright for more than 50 years, and is the location of the Taliesin estate and school. Tourists may want to explore this site to see what else the area offers.

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
http://www.mononaterrace.com/
The Center opened in July, 1997 and is located on the shores of Lake Monona in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. The Web site includes floor plans, photographs, and information about events at the Center.

General Architecture

Architectural Record
http://www.archrecord.com
This site serves as the Web companion to the popular monthly magazine. Find expanded multimedia project stories, in-depth interviews with giants of architecture, daily news updates, weekly book reviews, green architecture stories and archival material.

Chicago Landmarks
http://www.ci.chi.il.us/Landmarks/
The Commission on Chicago Landmarks put together this site which catalogs all the buildings in Chicago that are official landmarks. Check out the the Frank Lloyd Wright area or reference the comprehensive style guide and look up architectural terms.

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
http://www.spnea.org/
Although Frank Lloyd Wright designed only one house in New England, this site is an excellent resource for tourists and architecture buffs who want to learn more about tours and conservation efforts in the northeastern United States.

The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture
http://www.taliesin.edu/
Enroll at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and learn by doing in this unique program that focuses on organic architecture.

National Building Museum
http://www.nbm.org/
Originally designed to house the Pension Bureau, the museum building now houses more than 100,000 architectural prints, drawings and photographs. Learn more about the museum's history and its current exhibitions, lectures and tours.

Great Buildings Online
http://www.greatbuildings.com/gbc/architects/Frank_Lloyd_Wright.html
Artifice, Inc. brings you The Great Buildings Online, which documents hundreds of buildings and leading architects with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, plus commentaries, bibliographies, and web links, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.

Art on the Web: Architecture Links
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/archweb_frames.html
A great launching pad for architecture enthusiasts, Art on the Web provides links to sites about architecture theory, online architectural journals, ancient architecture and much more.

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Architecture
http://www.clr.utoronto.ca/VIRTUALLIB/arch.html
From academic programs to competitions to news, the Virtual Library compiles a comprehensive list of architectural links.

A Digital Archive of American Architecture
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/FLW.html
Browse through a grand photographic display of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous buildings. You’ll also find the work of other American architects and their various styles.

Miscellaneous

The Library of Congress: “Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape 1922-1932”
http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/flw/flw.html
The 1996-97 Library of Congress exhibit is long gone, but has remained on the Web. View the sketches, plans and photographs of five of Wright’s designs from the 1920s.

Fallingwater: An Essay by Teller
http://pennandteller.com/sincity/teller/articles/wright.html
Teller of Penn and Teller speaks in this humorous and informative essay about Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous home.