Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Romanza screening at Unity Temple June 1, 2012


Romanza: The California Structures Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright,”  will be screened at the Unity Temple on Friday June 1st at 5 and 7:30 p.m..

The film covers 50 years of  Wright's work in California in which he designed 80 projects and had more than 25 built.

There will be a Q & A session with filmmaker  Michael Miner after the screening.

If you are a Wright Plus ticket holder the admission will be $15 and  $18 for all others. For tickets, call (708) 383-8873; e-mail info@utrf.org; or go to www.utrf.org.




Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Florida Southern's campus named National Historic Landmark


Architect Frank Lloyd Wright's "Child of the Sun," the campus for Florida Southern College in Lakeland, has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service.

Read the complete article at Orlando Sentinel

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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Kankakee house walk to include Bradley House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright


Kankakee will be having its Holidays in Historic Riverview Christmas House Walk on December 4, 2011, its an opportunity to tour five classic Riverview homes decorated for the holiday season. Included in this years walk is the B. Harley Bradley House designed by architect frank Lloyd Wright.

The hours are 11am to 5pm. Tickets are $15.00 in advance, $18.00 the day of the walk. for more information go to Riverview Historic District

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Kenneth Laurent House up for auction


The Kenneth Laurent House in Rockford, Illinois is going up for auction on December 15, 2011. It has been listed with the MLS since January for $875,000, now reportedly the minimum bid will be set below $500,000.

The house is built of tidewater cypress and common brick. The Laurent House is a example of Frank Lloyd Wright's solar hemicycle homes. This Usonian home was built in 1952 as a single story, its a three bedroom home with approximately 2,600 square feet of GLA, and the only handicapped accessible house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Kenneth Laurent House at www.appraisercitywide.com

View the listing at Estately

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Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Maywood Historic Home House Walk

The North Maywood Community Organization will be hosting it's 5th annual Historic Home House Walk next Sunday July 11 2010. New on the walk this year is the George Stahmer House, built in 1913 and shown in the photo. The Stahmer House is a Prairie School design by architect William Drummond. Maywood has 17 houses on the National Register of Historic Places with more eligible, some of which will be open for interior viewing. The starting point for the tour will be 1st Congregational Church at 400 N. 5th (corner of 5th and Erie), time will be 1-5PM and cost $15. This should again be an exciting year for those interested in historic homes and architecture and a great opportunity to view an often overlooked community.

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Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Waukegan House Walk - July 12, 2009

The Waukegan Historical Society will have five vintage homes open for touring on Sunday July 12th between 1-5pm. Tickets are $14.00, $12.00 in advance.

www.waukeganhistorical.org

Friday, July 03, 2009

Maywood Historic House Walk - July 12, 2009

The North Maywood Community Organization (NoMCO) is having their Historic House Walk and Trolley Tour on Sunday July 12, 2009.

This is a great opportunity to see some of the historic homes in Maywood, Illinois 60153

Tickets are $15.00 per person and the tour meets at the First Congregational Church located at the Northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and Erie starting at 1:00pm and ending at 5:00pm.

NoMCO www.nomco.org

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