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Frank Lloyd Wright, 1954
Frank Lloyd Wright in 1954, one of America's most influential architects

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Frank Lloyd Wright Was Born
June 8, 1867

Some people do their most creative work late in life. Frank Lloyd Wright was one of America's most influential architects, and he designed some of his most famous buildings when he was over seventy years old. Wright was born on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin. He was trained to be an engineer but mostly taught himself how to design buildings. He believed houses should be comfortable for the occupants but should also blend in with their environment. He took this idea to its limit when he designed a house in Pennsylvania named Fallingwater, which is suspended above a waterfall. Wright designed other buildings with unique characteristics.
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