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Furniture, Marketplace, Prairie School

Frank Lloyd Wright


Frank Lloyd Wright
(American, 1867-1959)
Browne’s Bookstore
Chicago, Illinois, 1908 (demolished)
15.5 in. wide x 18.5 in. deep x 48 in. high

Price upon request

Francis Fisher Browne, thence by descent
Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois (donation)
John Toomey Gallery / Treadway Toomey Auctions,
December 8, 2002
Private collector

Browne’s Bookstore was designed in 1908 by Frank Lloyd Wright in the Fine Arts Building at 410 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Francis Fisher Browne’s dream of a successful literary salon for the elite of Chicago did not meet commercial success and closed in 1912.

SKU: P51