Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Unity Temple Restoration Foundation

  • Oak Park, IL
  • www.utrf.org

Mission Statement

Unity Temple Restoration Foundation restores and preserves Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1909 masterpiece of modern architecture, Unity Temple. UTRF also advances Unity Temple’s global and contemporary significance with programming that embodies Wright’s spirit of innovation and enriches the lives of those it serves.

Main Programs

  1. Break the Box
  2. Prairie School Adventures
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Unity Temple, Frank Lloyd Wright's modern masterpiece, is an international icon of modern architecture. Unity Temple Restoration Foundation serves an international audience which visits Unity Temple and participates in UTRF's programs.

ruling year

2016

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Emily Roth

Keywords

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Frank Lloyd Wright, fundraising, restoration, historic site, historic preservation, architecture, modern

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EIN

23-7346437

 Number

3516544666

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Art, Culture, Humanities Organizations/Services N.E.C. (A99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Break the Box

Break the Box is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright's willingness to reject the norm, challenge assumptions, and defy convention. Through lectures, off-site tours, and performances, Break the Box explores creative non-conformity in the arts and culture.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$30,000.00

Program 2

Prairie School Adventures

Prairie School Adventures
is a series of fun, interactive, high-quality educational programs for
children. With the architectural principles of Frank Lloyd Wright and
Unity Temple as inspiration, Prairie School Adventures explores
architecture’s relationship to visual arts, geometry, history, social
studies, science and technology. Programs integrate key concepts such as
historic preservation and sustainable design, and create enriching
experiences through hands-on art projects, dialogue between local
architectural professionals and students, and site visits to significant
local landmarks.

Category

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$8,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Unity Temple, Frank Lloyd Wright's modern masterpiece, is an international icon of modern architecture. Unity Temple Restoration Foundation serves an international audience which visits Unity Temple and participates in UTRF's programs.

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Unity Temple Restoration Foundation
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
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Unity Temple Restoration Foundation

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Principal Officer

Ms. Emily Roth

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Rebecca A. Cooke

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

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