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Mile High Illinois by Frank Lloyd Wright

From the Guggenheim Museum 50th Anniversary Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition

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Mile High Illinois by Frank Lloyd Wright

In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright proposed a Chicago project called Mile High Illinois, Illinois Sky-City, or The Illinois. This rendering was presented at the 2009 Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum.

Courtesy Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Allen Sayegh, with Justin Chen and John Pugh
Frank Lloyd Wright's utopian vision for urban living was never realized. This rendering of Mile High Illinois was designed by a team of students from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design Interactive Spaces course taught by Allen Sayegh. In this view, an open terrace overlooks Lake Michigan.

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