Lloyd Wright (1890-1978) was the eldest son of Frank Lloyd Wright. He trained as a draftsman/delineator in his father's Oak
Park Studio, and studied engineering at the University of Wisconsin (1908-09). He was a landscape architect for various Los
Angeles projects (1922-24), provided the shells for the Hollywood Bowl (1924-25 and 1928), and produced the Swedenborg Memorial
Chapel (or Wayfarer's Chapel) at Palos Verdes, California (1946-71). The collection consists of Wright's original drawings,
renderings, blueprints, photographs, models and office files. Many of the photographs in the collection are by Will Connell.
Lloyd Wright, eldest son of Frank Lloyd Wright, was born in 1890; trained as a draftsman/delineator in his father's Oak Park
Studio; studied engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1908-09; joined Olmsted and Olmsted in Boston, Massachusetts; sent to
San Diego, California, to work on Panama California Exposition, 1911; worked for Irving J. Gill; formed landscape architectural
practice with Paul Thiene and continued professional activities as landscape architect through the 1920s; worked with father,
Frank Lloyd Wright, on Hollyhock House and other Los Angeles projects, 1922-24; produced project for multilayered civic center,
Los Angeles, 1925; provided the shells for the Hollywood Bowl, 1924-25 and 1928; much of his work from 1930s through post-World
War II dealt with variations of California ranch houses; produced Swedenborg Memorial Chapel (or Wayfarer's Chapel) at Palos
Verdes, California, 1946-71; died in 1978.
83 Linear Feet
(42 boxes, 62 cartons, and 375 oversize folders)
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