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LEFT: Detail "The Mile-High, Chicago." Project, 1956. Dedication to famous architects and engineers and height comparisons to the Washington Monument, Great Pyramid of Giza, Eiffel Tower and Empire State Building. RIGHT, 1956 drawing of "The Mile-High Illinois," Chicago. Both reproduced from
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 6/11/2017

The audacity of Frank Lloyd Wright's unbuilt mile-high skyscraper

"Full of vigor and plans for the future, as usual, the octogenarian architect whose activities have heightened with advancing years, said he has a mile high building on his drawings boards, conceiving it as a 510 story structure to provide office space for 100,000 employees of the state of Illinois, Cook county, and the city of Chicago.… ‘The Empire State Building would be a mouse by comparison,’ Wright said.… Long noted as a foe of skyscrapers, which he once described as weeds growing one upon another, Wright described his projected Goliath of skyscrapers as the ultimate in centralization. ‘If we’re going to have centralization, why not quit fooling around and have it, because it looks like it will take a century to decentralize as it is.’” – Chicago Sunday Tribune, August 26, 1926, reproduced from Frank Lloyd Wright: Unpacking the Archive.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Unpacking the Archive

Frank Lloyd Wright: Unpacking the Archive

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Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color.



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