The Frederick C. Robie House is a US national historical monument on the campus of the University of Chicago, in the South Side neighborhood of Hyde Park, in Chicago, Illinois.
Built between 1909 and 1910, the building was designed by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright and is famous as the greatest example of Prairie School, the first architectural style considered uniquely American. It was designated the National Historic Landmark on November 27, 1963, and was included in the list of the first National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.
Wright designed Robie House in his studio in Oak Park, Illinois between 1908 and 1909. The design precedent for Robie House was Ferdinand F. Tomek House in Riverside, Illinois, designed by Wright in 1907-08. When he commissioned Wright to design his home, Robie had......
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