If you think seeing Robie House will be a fully refinished and beautiful FLW house, ummm no. It's more rudimentary than that but an excellent example of FLW at work. My family and I like his style and have been to lot of the houses....More
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The Robie house allows you to view and tour one of Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic designs. The docents are knowledgable and friendly, and the views of the house and grounds are excellent. Guided tours run throughout the day, and you can take in the beauty...More
If you love architecture and in particular Prairie Style architecture you'll definitely want to visit Robie House. I'd suggest taking it in with a CAF tour (Chicago Architecture Foundation) to get the most out of the fascinating details and stained glass inside the house. The...More
Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House is both a masterpiece of the Prairie style and an icon of modern architecture. With is minimalistic furnishings and appointments & open concept, its a real gem. Its amazing that these architectural wonders are yet contemporary.
Read the title. Says enough. You don't visit a place that has a F.L.W. house you can actually visit, and NOT take time to do so. ENOUGH SAID!
The Robie House is beautiful. FLW continues to amaze me with his designs. We took a lyft from our hotel to get there since we were not familiar with the public transportation. Great experience!
Had seen other FLW properties but not this one. Definitely worth the visit. Very interesting to see a property that is still in the process of being restored. We got there early for our tour and they offered us the option to go right away...More
We've been to 6 FLW's, this one was worth visiting. An informative, if full-of-himself guide hit all the high points. The property is not as pretty, well-restored as most, but it shone in its own way. The 3-car garage was interesting, the urban setting (it...More
This is the last of FLW's prairie houses and the only one he, personally, campaigned to save from demolition. The tour lasts a full hour and offers many insights, although we would have been happy to move things a bit more quickly. For us, 45...More
The Robie House at the University of Chicago is another home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The home which has many of the features of the Wright style of architecture is being lovingly restored by the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. When booking the tour for...More