Unity Temple makes an entirely new architecture and is the first expression of it. That is my contribution to modern architecture, and that, to me, is modern architecture. --Frank Lloyd Wright
About the Author
David M. Sokol has had a 40-year career as a professor of art history and has taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago since 1971. He chaired the department of art history for 17 years, becoming professor emeritus in 2002. In addition to teaching and writing on American and European art and architecture, Sokol has published articles and reviews on Frank Lloyd Wright and Unity Temple. He is the author of Oak Park, Illinois: Continuity and Change. He served on the board of directors for the Unity Temple Restoration Foundation and the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation, and currently serves on the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council. Sokol lives in Oak Park, Illinois.