As host and producer of 99% Invisible, Roman Mars has explored everything from the Purple Hotel – Lincolnwood, IL's most famous building – to poetically-named structures in Santiago, Chile. Here Mars brings his eye for design, his talent for storytelling, and his rich layers of music and sound effects to Unity Temple.
Oak Woods Cemetery: Behind the heavy, gray barrier is one of the most striking urban spaces in Chicago -183 acres of gentle lawns, winding lanes and a quartet of lakes, all planned with order and beauty.
Frank Lloyd Wright certainly left his mark on architecture. He also had something of a reputation for being inflexible on matters of design. But there’s at least one house where he let the client define the process.