Price Tower

Frank Lloyd Wright

The skyscraper was not a form congenial to Wright who thought of his work in natural terms. But using the metaphor of the tree, Wright could create a vertical structure, in this case with the service core as the trunk and the floors cantilevered from it, like branches. See also the Kaden Tower in Louisville, Kentucky.

Views of the base


Views of the entrance


Views of the entrance


Looking up


Details of the shaft


The top; view of the interior

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