Book Talk with Stuart Cohen on “Frank L. Wright and the Architects of Steinway Hall”

Monday, August 16 6:00 p.m. CDT Via Zoom In 1897, Frank Lloyd Wright, Robert Spencer, Dwight Perkins and Myron Hunt shared a loft office in Chicago’s Steinway Hall. Architect Stuart Cohen’s new book identifies overlapping ideas and similarities in projects they each designed while working there, and in their subsequent work. Cohen will present an illustrated lecture based on his book and, in conversation with Conservancy board member Janet Parks,…

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Conservancy 2021 Annual Meeting & Board Election

The Annual Meeting of the Conservancy membership will be held on Thursday, October 14, 8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. EDT in Buffalo, New York, and streamed online. All participants in the Conservancy’s annual conference will be able to attend as part of their conference registration, whether in-person or online. For Conservancy members who are not participating in the conference, additional information about how to stream the annual meeting will be made available…

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Meier House Virtual Tour & Book Talk

Thursday, July 29 6:00 p.m. CDT Via Zoom In 2013, Chicagoans Michael Schreiber and Jason Loper went in search of a quaint little country house for weekend getaways. What they bought instead was a piece of architectural history some five hours outside of Chicago. In their eight years as stewards of the Delbert and Grace Meier House (designed 1915), an American System-Built Home in Monona, Iowa, Schreiber and Loper have…

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Carr House Up for Auction

The Carr House in Glenview, Illinois, designed by Wright in 1950, will come up for auction in mid-July. Learn more. In March, the Conservancy hosted a virtual open house guided by the seller, who grew up in the home. The recording may be viewed below.

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