Martha visits Wright Home & Studio

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter

By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

Domestic goddess and home decoration sensation Martha Stewart visited Chicago earlier this month and wrote about her day trip to Oak Park on her blog Martha Up Close & Personal.

Stewart was given a private tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Home & Studio, posting more than two dozen photos of the historic building and giving readers a brief tour of the studio.

"In contrast to the neighboring houses, Wright's home is defined by bold geometric shapes — a substantial triangular gable set upon a rectangular base, polygonal window bays, and the curved wall of the wide porch," she explains in one photo.

The complete tour of the studio is on Stewart's website at



Love the Journal?

Become our partner in independent community journalism

Thanks for turning to Wednesday Journal and We love our thousands of digital-only readers. Now though we're asking you to partner up in paying for our reporters and photographers who report this news. It had to happen, right?

On the plus side, we're giving you a simple way, and a better reason, to join in. We're now a non-profit -- Growing Community Media -- so your donation is tax deductible. And signing up for a monthly donation, or making a one-time donation, is fast and easy.

No threats from us. The news will be here. No paywalls or article countdowns. We're counting on an exquisite mix of civic enlightenment and mild shaming. Sort of like public radio.

Claim your bragging rights. Become a digital member.

Donate Now

Reader Comments

No Comments - Add Your Comment

Note: This page requires you to login with Facebook to comment.

Comment Policy

Facebook Connect

Answer Book 2019

To view the full print edition of the Wednesday Journal 2019 Answer Book, please click here.

Quick Links

Sign-up to get the latest news updates for Oak Park and River Forest.

MultimediaContact us
Submit Letter To The Editor
Place a Classified Ad

Classified Ad