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Frank Lloyd Wright's Thoughts on Designing—and Naming—the Guggenheim Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright. Solomon R. Guggenheim Image Archive, New York. Photo: William H. Short © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Frank Lloyd Wright. Solomon R. Guggenheim Image Archive, New York. Photo: William H. Short © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Frank Lloyd Wright knew his design for the Guggenheim Museum was pushing architectural boundaries. Through his letters, we can follow his passionate argument for his genre-bending creation. More

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Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum for “Archtober”

Video still: Art, Architecture, and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Video still: Art, Architecture, and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

In honor of "Archtober"—a month dedicated to celebrating New York City's built environment—we’re revisiting a video about our own New York architectural masterpiece, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim. More

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The Guggenheim Museum's Previous Tower, Completed in 1968

Photographs of the renovation and construction of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, November 1967
Photographs of the renovation and construction of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, November 1967. Photographer unknown. Building History records (unprocessed). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

These three photographic snapshots from the end of the construction show the Guggenheim's previous tower as it stood nearly completed on 89th street in November 1967. More