What is the Robie
The Robie House is a Prairie style
home designed by Frank
Where is it located?
You can find it on 5757 South Woodlawn
Avenue in Chicago, Illinois.
When was it designed and
This famous building was designed in
1908 and completed in 1909. At this time Frank
Lloyd Wright's houses were in
popular demand, so the Robie Residents were lucky to have
him as its architect.
What of some of Wright's trademarks
that can be found on the building?
This building is covered in Roman
brick that is overhung so perfectly that in the summer,
light can't shine through the windows, but in the winter
it can. The room can be cooler in the summer and warmer
in the winter. This shows Wright's passion for the
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