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Explore Wright's Architecture This Summer By Bus Or Bicycle

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 26, 2014 01:05 AM
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by Eric last modified Apr 25, 2014

Two popular guided tours returning in June serve as an invitation from the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust to experience the wealth of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings in the Chicago area, where the legendary architect worked the first 20 years of his career and developed his signature Prairie style. More after the jump... The Wright Around Chicago guided bus tour features the best of Frank Lloyd Wright in Chicago and Oak Park, Ill. The Pedal Oak...




 

 

PedalOakParkLoResTwo popular guided tours returning in June serve as an invitation from the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust to experience the wealth of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings in the Chicago area, where the legendary architect worked the first 20 years of his career and developed his signature Prairie style. More after the jump...


The Wright Around Chicago guided bus tour features the best of Frank Lloyd Wright in Chicago and Oak Park, Ill. The Pedal Oak Park guided bicycle tour stops at 22 Wright-designed structures in the Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District in Oak Park.
 
The Wright Around Chicago guided bus tour, offered June 4 through Aug. 27, starts inside The Rookery Light Court, which Wright remodeled in 1905, and moves to Wright’s masterpiece, Frederick C. Robie House. After a scenic drive along Chicago’s spectacular Lake Shore Drive, the bus will head to Oak Park for tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Unity Temple, plus a stroll past Wright-designed homes in Oak Park’s historic district.
 
• Tour starts at 9:15 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. every Wednesday, June 4 to Aug. 27 at The Rookery Building, 209 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, 60604.
• Gourmet box lunch at the Robie House included.
 
Admission to the Wright Around Chicago guided bus tour is $125 for Frank Lloyd Wright Trust members and $150 for non-members. For information and tickets, visit flwright.org or call 312.994.4000, ext. 9.
 
The Pedal Oak Park guided bicycle tour begins June 6 and runs through Sept. 28 in Oak Park, Ill., which boasts the highest concentration of Wright-designed structures in the world.
 
• The two-hour, fact-filled bicycle tour starts at 9:30 a.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, June 6 to Sept. 28.
• Begins and ends at Greenline Wheels, 105 S. Marion St., Oak Park, Ill.
• Guests may bring their own bicycles. If a bike is needed, Greenline Wheels will provide one at no additional cost.
 
Admission to the Pedal Oak Park guided bicycle tour is $30 for Frank Lloyd Wright Trust members and $35 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased at flwright.org; at the Home and Studio Museum Shop, 951 Chicago Ave.; or at Greenline Wheels. Or call 312.994.4000, ext. 9.

Photo: The Pedal Oak Park guided bicycle tour will stop at the Arthur B. Heurtley House (1902) in Oak Park’s Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District. Courtesy of Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. Photographer: Matt Soria


 

 

 
 
 

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