Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple and architecture for liberal religion in Chicago, 1885-1909

Siry, Joseph
June 1991
Art Bulletin;Jun91, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p257
Academic Journal
Examines the Unity Temple, long recognized as a major early work of Frank Lloyd Wright, and the idea that it may be understood as the culmination of a series of experiments in a new architecture for liberal religion around Chicago around 1900. Formative influence on Wright's view of religious architecture; Precursors to the temple; Church designs advocated by Wright's uncle Reverend Jenkin Lloyd Jones.


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