The Robie House. 5757 Woodlawn Avenue. Designed and built in 1909 by Frank Lloyd Wright, called the greatest American architect of all time by the American Institute of Architects. (see his wiki page). The Robie House was built as a residence for wealthy bicycle and motorcycle manufacturer Frederick C. Robie. Located in the heart of the campus of the University of Chicago, tours of the house and the gift shop are run by the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust.