October Is "John Van Bergen" Month
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I received word form Marty Hackl that October 2012 will officially be "John Van Bergen Month", filled with special events celebrating the Prairie School architect. More info after the jump... Here are some events and dates to look forward to during the celebration: September 30, 2012, 5pm: Exhibit opening at the Highland Park Historical Society. Marty will lead guests through the exhibit. There will be a reception afterwards. A smaller, concurrent exhibit will be on...
September 30, 2012, 5pm: Exhibit opening at the Highland Park Historical Society. Marty will lead guests through the exhibit. There will be a reception afterwards.
A smaller, concurrent exhibit will be on display at the Highland Park Public Library throughout the month.
Sunday, October 14, 2012, 2 pm: Marty will lead a panel discussion on Prairie School architecture at the Highland Park Public Library. (Other speakers to be announced)
Sunday October 21, 2012 from 12-4pm: Historical Society’s house walk, which will begin at Braeside School. Marty will greet guests at Braeside as they begin the tour.
There will be brochures and maps available for self guided tours. They will be available online, or at various locations in Highland Park during October.
November 1, 2012: Closing of exhibits. Reception and time to be announced.
"John Van Bergen Month" is being organized by the Highland Park Historical Society in cooperation with the City of Highland Park, the Highland Park School District 112, the Highland Park Park District, the Historic Preservation Commission, a diverse group of two dozen or so Van Bergen homeowners, and other residents and people interested in great architecture.
For further information please visit the official website or contact Marty at firstname.lastname@example.org
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