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  Making Wooden Storm Windows  

Making Wooden Storm Windows
Friday-Sunday, February 6, 7 & 8
Hannibal, Missouri


Homeowners, small contractors, preservation staff, preservation commission members, preservation students and historic building owners will all benefit from this hands-on, traditional training event. All skill levels are encouraged to sign up. To learn more…

 
         
         
  Made for Music  

Made for Music
Saturday, February 14
Springfield, Illinois


Ben Bedford, a singer and songwriter known for his ability to turn history into unforgettable music, will perform a Valentine’s Day concert at the Dana-Thomas House State Historic Site. The “Made for Music” concert series takes advantage of the Dana-Thomas House’s brilliant architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright designed the house with music in mind, creating spaces with performance balconies and architectural elements that support live musical presentations. To learn more…

 
         
         
  Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Dinner & Awards  

Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Dinner & Awards
Saturday, February 28
Chicago, Illinois


The evening’s highlights include a presentation by storyteller Judith Heineman, presentation of the 2015 Marion and Leon Depres Preservation Award and a special tribute to Devereux Bowly. To learn more…

 
         
         
  Chicago at the Global Crossroads  

Chicago at the Global Crossroads
Society of Architectural Historians 68th Annual International Conference
Wednesday, April 15-Sunday, April 19
Chicago, Illinois


SAH will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the conference, which includes lectures, roundtables, and 36 paper sessions covering topics in architecture, art and architectural history, preservation, landscape architecture, and the built environment. SAH is committed to engaging both conference attendees and local participants with public programming that includes over 30 architectural tours, a plenary talk, and a half-day seminar addressing Chicago’s waterways and neighborhoods. For more information and to register, visit sah.org/2015.

 
         
         
  Wright Plus Architectural Housewalk  

Wright Plus Architectural Housewalk
Saturday, May 16
Oak Park and Riverside, Illinois


An internationally renowned architectural housewalk featuring rare interior tours of private homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and his contemporaries, plus entry to landmark Wright buildings. To learn more…

Photo: Avery Coonley Residence, Riverside (1908; arch. Frank Lloyd Wright)

 
         
         
         
         
         
         
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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