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Bold, Creative, and Uniquely American, the Prairie Style House Plan Transformed the American Architectural Landscape
  Who would have thought that the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair would lead to the birth of the first original American architectural design - the Prairie home plan?   The World’s Fair was the perfect scenario to unveil new and innovative architecture. But the high expectations of young American architects were dashed when the Greco-Roman classic style continued to dominate. Although disappointed, these architects were inspired to break away from the European forms and express their independent spirit and creativity. Led by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, they seized the moment and introduced the Prairie style. Sullivan, Wright, Marion Mahony Griffin, Walter Burley Griffin and others referred to as “Th Read more
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Published On : 11-18-2013
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