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Don Erickson Estate

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It goes without saying that Frank Lloyd Wright had an unmistakable, profound and permanent impact on architecture. However, the degree of profundity and permanence becomes clearer with each degree of separation; which is to say that we may all be much closer to the genius architect than we think… A Change of Plans I penned […]

Don Erickson (1929-2006)

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Don Erickson Don Erickson was a prolific and influential architect who worked in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs for over 50 years. He was a disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, and his work reflected Wright’s emphasis on organic design, natural materials, and harmony with nature. Erickson designed a wide range of buildings, including private homes, […]

Indian Lakes Resort

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Indian Lakes Resort is not actually the work not of Frank Lloyd Wright but of a student of the master. His name is Don Erickson, an apprentice of Wright’s from 1948 to 1951, and he had actually once dreamed of being a concert pianist. Time spent with Wright had changed his mind, and lucky for […]

Lloyd Wright (1890-1978)

Lloyd Wright Lloyd Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr.) was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1890. He was the eldest son of Frank Lloyd Wright and Catherine Tobin Wright. Lloyd Wright showed an early interest in architecture, and he began working with his father on projects when he was just a teenager. In 1911, Lloyd […]

Lloyd Wright Home & Studio (1927)

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The Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, located at 88 North Doheny Drive in West Hollywood, California, is a historic landmark designed by Lloyd Wright, son of Frank Lloyd Wright.