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From a skyscraper twice the height of today's tallest building to self-sufficient farms designed to offset the Great Depression, a New York exhibition is spotlighting the hidden projects and dreams of Frank Lloyd Wright.The exhibition offers a new glimpse into Wright, five years after the institution, together with Columbia University, acquired the legend's archives.Spread across 13 rooms, the exhibition explores little-known aspects of the work and personality of the architect.The project never saw the light of day, but Wright promoted it until his death, even traveling to the Soviet Union in 1937, at the height of the Stalin purges, to visit collectives and attend an architecture congress in Moscow.Another fantasy was the 1.6 kilometer high skyscraper "Mile-High Illinois," which Wright unveiled at a press conference in Chicago in October 1956 at the age of 89, two and a half years before his death.When one finally pipes up "world-famous architect," Wright beams.
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