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Unified Vision: The Architecture and Design of the Prairie School

PRARIE SCHOOL: 1890s-1920s. U.S. Low, long with horizontal lines. flat or hipped roofs. overhanging eves, horizontal windows. An attempt to develop an indigenous architecture to North America, separate from earlier European styles.

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Summit Avenue Prairie School Kitchen

Prairie School architectural style was most common to the Midwestern United States. Marked by horizontal lines, flat or hipped roofs with broad overhanging eaves, windows grouped in horizontal bands, integration with the landscape, solid construction, craftsmanship, and discipline in the use of ornament. Morocco Temple, FL, c. 1910 by Henry J. Klutho.

Prairie School was a late 19th- and early 20th-century architectural style, most common to the Midwestern United States. The style is usually marked by horizontal lines, flat or hipped roofs with broad overhanging eaves, windows grouped in horizontal bands, integration with the landscape, solid construction, craftsmanship, and discipline in the use of ornament. Horizontal lines were thought to evoke and relate to the native prairie landscape. Ward Willis House, IL c. 1901 by Frank Lloyd…

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Holiday Tours at the Purcell-Cutts House Masterpiece of Prairie School Architecture Near Lake of the Isles

purcell cuffs house | Holiday Tours at the Purcell-Cutts House Masterpiece of Prairie School ...

Cafe Brauer, Lincoln Park Refectory, Chicago, IL c. 1908 by Dwight Heald Perkins Prairie School architectural style was most common to the Midwestern United States. Marked by horizontal lines, flat or hipped roofs with broad overhanging eaves, windows grouped in horizontal bands, integration with the landscape, solid construction, craftsmanship, and discipline in the use of ornament. Horizontal lines were thought to evoke and relate to the native prairie landscape