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by Eric last modified Mar 30, 2012

We received word of an upcoming lecture by Chicago's award-winning preservation architect, T. Gunny Harboe, will be organized by the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park and will be held on April 18, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Missouri History Museum in Saint Louis, Missouri. Information about the program, which is free and open to the public, follows after the jump... As stated in the press release: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT HOUSE IN EBSWORTH...




 

 

Screen shot 2012-03-30 at 8.58.57 AMWe received word of an upcoming lecture by Chicago's award-winning preservation architect, T. Gunny Harboe, will be organized by the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park and will be held on April 18, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Missouri History Museum in Saint Louis, Missouri. Information about the program, which is free and open to the public, follows after the jump...

As stated in the press release:

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT HOUSE IN EBSWORTH PARK ANNUAL LECTURE
 
T. GUNNY HARBOE, FAIA
“RESTORING CHICAGO’S MASTERWORKS OF
ROOT, WRIGHT, SULLIVAN, AND MIES”
 
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 — 6:30 p.m.
Location: Missouri History Museum – Lee Auditorium, Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri
Fee: Free and open to the public
 
For over 20 years, preservation architect Gunny Harboe, FAIA, has been restoring some of Chicago’s most treasured landmarks. He will share his award-winning restorations of Burnham and Root’s Rookery and Reliance Buildings, Louis Sullivan’s Carson Pirie Scott & Co. Store, and Mies van der Rohe’s S.R. Crown Hall at IIT. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple in Chicago and Beth Sholom Synagogue outside Philadelphia will also be discussed.

The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park was formed as a non-profit organization in 1995 to purchase, restore and operate The Kraus House as a house museum open to the public.  The organization also offers programs to educate the public about architecture and design. The Kraus House was completed in 1955 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.  More information about The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park can be found at www.ebsworthpark.org.  Tours are by appointment by calling 314-822-8359.
 
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Co-sponsored by The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park and the Missouri History Museum.
With support from the Regional Arts Commission.  Funded in part by the Arts and Education Council.

Photo by Brooke Hummer



 

 

 
 
 

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