Take a Tour: Frederick C. Robie House

During the 43rd session of the world Heritage Committee in Baku, Azerbaijan, which took place June 30 to July 10, 2019, eight of Frank Lloyd Wright's major works were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, including the Frederick C. Robie House. The house, situated in the heart of UChicago's campus, sandwiched between Seminary Co-op and the Booth School's Harper Center, is a testament to Wright’s iconic Prairie-style architecture.

Other sites added to the list were Unity Temple, Taliesin, Hollyhock House, Fallingwater, the Herbert and Katherine Jacobs House, Taliesin West, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The group is formally nominated as The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and is the first modern architecture designation in the United States on the list.

Watch the video above for a tour and discussion of the home, and organize a visit here.

Just want the highlights from the recently renovated and reopened house? Check out a video tour during a recent visit by UChicago Arts on Instagram.