Today is the birthday of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959). He changed the world of architecture and his influential work lives on and continues to influence design to this day.
Frank Lloyd Wright was born on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin. After college, he became chief assistant to architect Louis Sullivan. Wright then founded his own firm and developed a style known as the Prairie school, which strove for an "organic architecture" in designs for homes and commercial buildings.
Date of birth: June 8, 1867
Date of death: April 9, 1959
Place of birth: Richland Center, WI