Unity Temple - Oak Park, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
N 41° 53.302 W 087° 47.815
16T E 433885 N 4637688
Quick Description: Unity Temple was one of Frank Lloyd Wright's favorite commissions. The building has multiple examples of his stained glass designs.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2007 11:20:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM1Y9X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 66

Long Description:
Frank Lloyd Wright regularly used stained glass in the buildings that he designed, whether residential, commercial, or religious in nature. Unity Temple, a Unitarian church, has many examples of his famous glass work.

There are several areas to look for the glass. The line of entrance doors are all inset with glass, each skylight of the coffered ceiling in the sanctuary has stained glass, the windows along the upper level of the sanctuary, and the skylights of the meeting room.

Either self-guided or docent led tours are available. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for students with ID under 22 years and senior citizens, and free for children 5 and under.

Monday - Friday
10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Self-guided tours

Saturday - Sunday
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Pre-arranged group tours at 1, 2, and 3 pm

Type of building where window is located: Church

Address:
Lake Street at Kenilworth Avenue
Oak Park, IL USA
60302


Admission Charge: 8.00 (listed in local currency)

Days of Operation: Daily

Hours of Operation: From: 1:00 PM To: 4:00 PM

Visit Instructions:
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