Robie House, Chicago

Robie House, Chicago

Robie House is a Chicago home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. A distinctive fact about this house is that it also enjoys UNESCO World Heritage Site status. This home was built in 1910 and exemplifies Wright's Prairie architectural style. All of the elements, including the furniture, are interconnected in a dynamic design.

The living and dining area make up one room, in an open plan. A chimney divides the living and dining areas. Large windows let in natural light to illuminate the space. The leaded glass on the doors helps provide an extra bit of color that goes nicely with the woods used in the interior design.

Some of the exterior highlights at this house include terraces and balconies that have the effect of blending the interior and exterior spaces. Guided tours are available to show you both the exterior and interior of the house. There are also in-depth tours that delve into particular parts of the house's history.

Operation hours: Thursday - Monday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Sight Name: Robie House
Sight Location: Chicago, USA (See walking tours in Chicago)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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