Union Station in the 1940s. The building itself was the only railroad station designed by famed Chicago architect Louis
Sullivan. At the beginning of his career, Frank Lloyd Wright worked in Sullivan's offices and contributed to the design of
the station. (Courtesy New Orleans Public Library.)
The originators of the Arts and Crafts Movement sought to rebel against "the Machine". (the Industrial
Revolution). They valued quality hand made products.
Frank Lloyd Wright
(June 8, 1867 -- April 9, 1959 was one of the most prominent and influential archititects during the first
half of the 20th century (appoximately 1900 -- 1950)
He developed a series of highly individual styles over his extraordinarily long architectural career (spanning the years
influenced the entire course of Ameican architecture and building.
To this day, he remains probably America's most famous architect.