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Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple

875 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301-1341
+1 708-838-8873
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First-class Restoration

The exterior seems stark to me, but the interior spaces, newly restored, are elegant, simple, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Larry P
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Fargo, North Dakota
"The Temple of Wright"

Recently finished was a total refurb of Wright's jewel of faith. A must-see when in Oak Park. His... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RNRMT
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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This Frank Lloyd Wright landmark shows off many of the Prairie School architectural features that made him famous.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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875 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60301-1341
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exterior seems stark to me, but the interior spaces, newly restored, are elegant, simple, and beautiful. If you love architecture and in in Oak Park, you should definitely visit this Frank Lloyd Wright creation.

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently finished was a total refurb of Wright's jewel of faith. A must-see when in Oak Park. His definition of public spaces maintains some of the Wright touches you see in homes but there is so much more that only applies to a public bldg.Take...More

Thank RNRMT
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Fans of Frank Lloyd Wright shouldn't miss this gem. Parking can be found a block South. Pause and enjoy the worshipful space!

Thank Katherine P
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Unity Temple raises more questions than it answers. But it's unutterably marvelous, fresh from a major two year rehab and renovation. I don't know that the guided tour is essential, though it is pleasant, but the building needs to be experienced to be appreciated. Don't...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This temple was one of wrights simpler projects that makes a big statement. He did an excellent job of making a large gathering area intimate yet highly useful.

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

On a walk about town to view the Wright designed buildings in Oak Park, the Unity Temple is a must see. Unique in design and sheer audacity for it's time, the design for the Unity Temple stands out. A statement by Wright at the time,...More

1  Thank studebhawk
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Not sure if this is for everybody - I'm a big Frank fan - but it is stunning. We did the self -guided tour, which was great because I just want to linger in the space longer than most tours allow. If you are a...More

Thank MNoreen
Reviewed 16 August 2017

From the outside is just plain cement, kind of plain on the inside too. There is natural window light coming in. The sanctuary has pews on different levels one even below the main floor. We took the audio tour.

Thank gggg1234
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Built in the early 20th century. This is frank Lloyd wright's first public commission at age 38. He incorporated the prairie house look into the design of this universalist temple. From the colours used, green to represent the grass and yellows and beige for the...More

1  Thank Chia1234
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We just loved this church and hearing about Wright's ideas about design. Definitely a good stop for anyone interested in Wright's designs.

1  Thank LauraAHA
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