The Frank Lloyd Wright Lecture (1960)

From Don Hallock — 2000

In about 1960, world famous (and infamously irascible) architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, gave one of his rare lectures at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium. The proceedings were televised live by WGBH and fed down the line to a national audience on NET as well.

Recently completed, the Kresge building, which had been designed by renowned Finnish architect, Eero Sarrinen, stood on a broad grassy field just behind the Channel 2 studio building. Inside, was a large, airy facility, ‘Scandanavian modern,’ with a warmly comfortable interior of natural woods, and all housed beneath the span of a graceful, low concrete dome. Read more...