Thursday, June 09, 2005

Wright architecture school put on notice

The Chicago group that accredits the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture sanctioned the school Wednesday, its namesake's 138th birthday.

The school will keep its accreditation, but it has been ordered to improve in five areas: administration, finances, enrollment policy, academics and its plans for carrying on Wright's heritage.

Read the story by Kate Nolan in The Arizona Republic

Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Happy Birthday Mr. Wright Posted by Hello

Tuesday, June 07, 2005

"Profile America" feature for June 8 from the U.S. Census Bureau:

Profile America Wednesday, June 8th. Some houses simply sit on the land others look as if they are part of the land and belong there. That was the philosophy of one of America's most influential architects Frank Lloyd Wright whose birthday is noted today.

His style, radical for the time, was based on natural form and featured open rooms, skylights and large windows. Some famous examples of his work are the Guggenheim Museum in New York City and the renowned summer home called "Fallingwater," built over a stream in Pennsylvania.

Wright continued to work until his death, at the age of 91, and his ideas still impact the work of the nation's 180-thousand architects, more than one-fifth of them women. Once can find these and more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau on the Web at

Friday, June 03, 2005

Painted Ladies Competition

Registration is under way for the "Chicago's Finest Painted Ladies" competition. The 19th annual home beauty contest presented by the Chicago Paint & Coatings Association, is for colorfully painted homes and commercial properties within a 50 mile radius of Chicago. Houses and commercial property need not be of Victorian style.

The entry deadline is September 5th,

Winner of the 1997 Chicago Painted Lady Contest Posted by Hello

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