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Free, Accessible Tours Offered At Frank Lloyd Wright Sites

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The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust will offer free tours tailored for guests who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind or have low vision at four historic sites in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Find out more after the jump... American Sign Language tours for the deaf or hard-of-hearing and Touch Tours for the blind or people with low vision will take place at the Frederick C. Robie House, The Rookery Building...




 

 

Screen Shot 2015-08-14 at 7.20.05 AMThe Frank Lloyd Wright Trust will offer free tours tailored for guests who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind or have low vision at four historic sites in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Find out more after the jump...


 
American Sign Language tours for the deaf or hard-of-hearing and Touch Tours for the blind or people with low vision will take place at the Frederick C. Robie House, The Rookery Building Lobby and Emil Bach House in Chicago, as well as the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park, Ill.
 
All tours are free, but space is limited and reservations are required. For more information, Visit flwright.org or contact Laura Dodd at 312.994.4005 or ldodd@flwright.org.
 
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust is partnering with the ADA 25 Chicago Partners Network and the Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium to bring these tours to the community.
 
American Sign Language Tours:
 
· 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago.
· 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, Emil Bach House, 7415 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago.
· Noon, Friday Oct. 2, The Rookery Building, 209 S. LaSalle St., Chicago.
· 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park.
 
Touch Tours:
 
· 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.
· 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, Emil Bach House.
· 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, Frederick C. Robie House.
· 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, The Rookery Building Lobby.
 
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust is a Chicago-based not-for-profit organization that provides public tours and educational programs at major Wright-designed structures, including his Home and Studio (1889/1898), in Oak Park, IL; The Rookery Light Court (1905) in the Chicago Loop; Unity Temple (1905-08) in Oak Park; the Frederick C. Robie House (1908-10) in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood; and Emil Bach House (1915) in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. For more information, visit flwright.org.
 
The ADA 25 Chicago Partners Network consists of more than 100 organizations from all walks of life that are making commitments to launch new programs, initiatives and ideas within their organizations that seek to increase opportunity, equality and accessibility for people with disabilities. ADA 25 Chicago commemorates the 25th anniversary of the ADA by committing to expanding access, inclusion and opportunity for people with disabilities throughout Metropolitan Chicago. For more information, visit ada25chicago.org.

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