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150 Years After His Birth, How Frank Lloyd Wright Influenced Architecture

Thursday marked architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday. Wright created a modern, distinctly American architectural style. Some of his most iconic buildings are Fallingwater, built over a waterfall in Pennsylvania, and the spiraling Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.

Wright also designed many smaller private homes. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with scholar Kathryn Smith about how Wright’s vision continues to influence designers and architects today. We also hear from Kim Bixler, who grew up in a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Rochester, New York.

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