Frank Lloyd Wright
By: Mikayla Winters
Frank Lloyd Wright was born on June 8, 1867 at the Rich land Center, Wisconsin. As a child Frank moved from town to town a lot, his father changed ministry positions in Rhode Island, Iowa, Massachusetts, And then Madison, Wisconsin.
At 18 he was employed as a dean at the university of Wisconsin.
What did he do for a living?
Frank was working as an architect under Louis Sullivan, for 6 years. He left his work with Sullivan, no one knew if he was fired or if he had quit. He soon opened his own office and started to create his own homes, For 16 years he had established different ideas, which were soon known as prairie style. His career lasted almost 70 years. During this time he was Married to Catherine Lee Tobin and had a family of 6 children.
He opened an office for Architects to work with him.
For 16 years he had established different designs which were inspiration to the prairie style.
In his final years he had designed some of his most famous work, the Guggenheim museum and the Main country civic center.
This is the office that frank opened for other architects to come and design with him.
This is a picture of Frank and his family, The guy on the ground with the tie is frank.
This was the first house frank ever designed and worked on, this was actually his first house, he designed it while his wife was pregnant with their first child, and he continued to add on, while his wife continued to have children.