875 Lake St Oak Park, Illinois USA

Unity Temple

Construction date: documented 1906-1908*

Current name:

Unity Temple

Architect:

Frank Lloyd Wright

Style:

Church, Prairie School

Open to the public:

Yes.  

Significant Owner(s):

Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Ridgeland/Oak Park HIstoric District, 1983
Designated at Local level : Ridgeland/Oak Park HIstoric District, 1994 / Historic Landmark, 1996

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible
Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story church in the Prairie School style built in 1906-1908. The structural system is concrete. Exterior walls are original concrete. The building has a flat roof. Windows are original stained glass, Geometric pattern-light fixed. Hidden side entries.

* Date source: Village of Oak Park building permit archives.

Description generated by RuskinARC.