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Architectural Lecture Series - Mark Hertzberg presents Frank Lloyd Wright’s Penwern: A Summer Estate

  • The Cliff Dwellers 200 South Michigan Avenue Chicago United States (map)

The Cliff Dwellers and the Chicago Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, in co-sponsorship with the Friends of Downtown and the Chicago Chapter of the AIA, are pleased to present another in their series of architectural events on Thursday September, 2019: Mark Hertzberg presents, “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Penwern: A Summer Estate.”

 While many people are familiar with Frank Lloyd Wright’s year-round urban and suburban residential designs, he also designed some 50 summer cottages and related buildings, most of them early in the Twentieth Century. Mark Hertzberg presents a richly illustrated talk about Wright’s Fred B. Jones estate on Delavan Lake, which has four Wright buildings (1900-1903).

Mark Hertzberg is the author and photographer of four books about Frank Lloyd Wright’s work in southeastern Wisconsin. He will be honored with a Wright Spirit Award from the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy at the annual conference in Los Angeles in October.

Additional Info: 

Cocktails: Cash bar opens at 4:30 p.m.

Free Program: Begins 6:15 p.m.

Dinner: Available after the program, a la carte.

Reservations for dinner are requested: or call 312-922-8080. Discount parking is available after 4:00 at the garage located at 17 E. Adams – enter on Adams between Wabash and State.  Ask for a discount coupon at the check-in desk.