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Frank Lloyd Wright, Baroness Hilla Rebay, and Solomon R. Guggenheim standing beside a model of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1947
Frank Lloyd Wright shows a model of the Guggenheim Museum to Baroness Hilla Rebay in 1947

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Frank Lloyd Wright Was Born
June 8, 1867

Wright designed the Guggenheim Museum of modern and contemporary art in New York City. This modern structure marked a bold departure from traditional museum design. Its exhibition space featured a spiraling six-story ramp, which encircled an open center space lit by a glass dome. When Wright died at ninety-two years of age, he had just finished the design for a mile-high office building (it was never built). How long do you think it would take an elevator to get to the top? Have you ever seen a building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright?
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