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Ominous Signs In Lake Forest, IL

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 03:05 AM
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by Eric last modified Nov 09, 2011

Mark H. sends a link to an article discussing the recent action of the Lake Forest City Council to remove the Old Main building at Barat College from Historic District protection, despite opposition by preservationists. This de-listing effectively leaves the building exposed to demolition. Now, this is also of interest because Lake Forest is home to several historic and important works of Progressive architecture, including works by Frank Lloyd Wright and his colleagues. If Lake...




 

 

Screen shot 2011-11-09 at 8.45.41 AMMark H. sends a link to an article discussing the recent action of the Lake Forest City Council to remove the Old Main building at Barat College from Historic District protection, despite opposition by preservationists. This de-listing effectively leaves the building exposed to demolition.

Now, this is also of interest because Lake Forest is home to several historic and important works of Progressive architecture, including works by Frank Lloyd Wright and his colleagues. If Lake Forest city government can take away protection from one building despite a public outcry, it can certainly do so for others. Read more here.

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