Resurrecting Walter Burley Griffin

A closer look at Walter Burley Griffin, who was a protege of Frank Lloyd Wright, and is famous for his masterplan design of Canberra, Australia.
October 8, 2003, 12pm PDT | Connie Chung
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"Frank Lloyd Wright casts a long shadow in the world of Prairie-style residential architecture. Enough that another creator of Chicago homes in the early 20th Century, Walter Burley Griffin, might be overlooked....Even though Griffin spent a significant part of his career in Chicago, he's most well-known for designing Canberra, the capital of Australia.Griffin underwent an evolution in 1912....Part of that change included a growing interest in landscape architecture and urban planning."

Thanks to Connie Chung

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Published on Sunday, October 5, 2003 in The Chicago Tribune


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