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Join the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust, in partnership with the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, at Frederick C. Robie House for a conversation with author Judith Paine McBrien and illustrator John DeSalvo about their acclaimed collaboration, Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture. More after the jump... This event will take place 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11 at Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave. in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. The handbook was recently updated to reflect Chicago’s...




 

 

RobieReduxSWTimLong72dpiJoin the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust, in partnership with the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, at Frederick C. Robie House for a conversation with author Judith Paine McBrien and illustrator John DeSalvo about their acclaimed collaboration, Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture. More after the jump...


 
This event will take place 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11 at Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave. in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood.
 
The handbook was recently updated to reflect Chicago’s changing urban landscape, as well as to incorporate a section on the city’s rich campus architecture. DeSalvo’s original drawings will be on display.
 
An architectural historian, McBrien directs the Archimedia Workshop, which produces films and media about architecture, development and urban design. She received the Society of Architectural Historians 2013 Award for Excellence in Architectural Media for a lifetime of documentary and interpretive filmmaking, including her PBS film, Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City.
 
DeSalvo is a full-time professor at Illinois Institute of Technology and founder of John DeSalvo Design.
 
A Q&A and book signing will follow the discussion. Books will be available for purchase.
 
For more information, visit flwright.org or semcoop.com.

Image credit: Frederick C. Robie House (Frank Lloyd Wright, 1908-10). Photo Credit: Courtesy of Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. Photographer: Tim Long


 

 

 
 
 

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