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The Oak Park Bust of Frank Lloyd Wright, the father of modern architecture, is by Egon Weiner. It graces the entrance to Austin Gardens in Oak Park, Il. It was placed on this site in celebration of the bicentennial of the American revolution and Oak Park's proud heritage.

If you have further interest in Frank Lloyd Wright, this 45 minute video aptly describes his life & works.

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Comments (19)

David Edwards on November 17, 2012

A like for the series,Marlene.

Have a feeling that I've seen before, but will enjoy again.

Best, David.

Brian Gymer on November 18, 2012

Marlene, he did some wonderful work...BG

~Marlene~ on November 18, 2012

David... Lotus_Ou... and... Brian...

Many thanks to each of you for the nice comments and the Likes. Both are much appreciated! Extra thanks, Lotus_Ou, for the special Y*. I am honored!

Best wishes, Marlene

sonjabgd on November 18, 2012

Very good capture.



Giovanni Magni (giov… on November 18, 2012

Molto originale questa scultura.


Ciao,buona domenica.


amadeus2050 on November 18, 2012

Interesting photo. LIKE. Best wishes.


Boban Onosimoski on November 18, 2012

Impressive shot !

One of the greatest minds in architecture


~Marlene~ on November 19, 2012

Sonja... Giovanni... amadeus2050... Boban... and... Anne...

Thank you all so much for the great comments and the Likes. I agree that he was one of the best & most innovative architects of all time!

Best wishes, Marlene

Tomros - Pano on November 19, 2012

Frank Lloyd or bust!

I guess, they made a huge mistake to fire him.

Like 6.

greetings, Tomas

~Marlene~ on November 21, 2012

I think you are probably right, Tomas. If memory serves me right, Apple once fired Steve Jobs, too... Big Mistake! Thank you kindly for the Like and your visit.

My best, Marlene

K.Herr on November 25, 2012

Very interesting, thank you for this series.

Greetings Klaus

~Marlene~ on November 26, 2012

You are very welcome, Klaus! I'm glad you found it interesting. Thanks so much for the visit!

Greetings, Marlene

Filippo Aragone on November 26, 2012

this looks truly intresting!

~Marlene~ on November 27, 2012

Thank you so much, Filippo. It is very interesting and in a lovely setting! Thank you for commenting & the visit.

Greetings, Marlene

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on November 29, 2012

Very, very nice serie !

I love it! My friendly greeting ,Natuska

Петар Бојић on December 8, 2012

Very interesting and original monument, excellent photo!


Greetings, Petar

~Marlene~ on December 10, 2012

Thank you again, Petar, for the very nice comment and the Like. I appreciate your visit very much!

Greetings, Marlene

Hubs56_JE SUiS CHARL… on January 2, 2013

what a great artist ~Marlene~

greetings, Hubs

~Marlene~ on January 3, 2013

He certainly was, Hubs! Thanks so much for the visit.

Best wishes, Marlene

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