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Frank Lloyd Wright's Historic Robie House Seeks Tour Guides

Frank Lloyd Wright's nationally landmarked Robie House is actively seeking volunteer docents and is a great opportunity for anyone looking for an exciting and rewarding way to share Chicago's architectural legacy with others. Considered one of the finest examples of the Prairie School architectural style, the 106-year-old Robie House is located on the University of Chicago's Hyde Park campus and provides guided tours to the public seven days a week. The docent or "interpreter" certification process involves a three-week training program of online classes, seminars, and in-person informational workshops. Training is scheduled to take place March 1st through the 17th and offers sessions on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings as well as Saturdays.

Tours of the Robie House are managed by the non-profit Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. The group is also seeking volunteer tour guides for Frank Lloyd Wright's Home and Studio in Oak Park as well as assistance in organizing the Trust's annual Wright Plus housewalk taking place May 21. More information is available at the Frank Lloyd Trust's website. Any prospective tour guides who think they have the "Wright stuff" can contact volunteer resources manager Linda Bonifas-Guzman at lguzman@flwright.org or (312) 944-4045 to schedule an orientation session.

·Frank Lloyd Wright Trust [Official website]
·Frank Lloyd Wright archives [Curbed Chicago]