Panel Discussion: Preserving Chicago’s Glass Houses

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 1:30 – 2:30 pm

150 Cottage Hill Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Dennis Rodkin,Crain’s Chicago Businesscolumnist and “What’s that Building?” contributor toWBEZ Radio, leads a panel discussion about Chicago’s progressive architectural developments, including numerous steel and glass houses in the greater metro area such as Farnsworth House, McCormick House, Ben Rose House, Rockwell House, and others. Co-organized with The Farnsworth House, attendees will learn more about these unique residential designs, the visionary architects, and the preservation challenges the homes present.


Image: Installation view of McCormick House: 1952 – 1959 curated by Robert Kleinschmidt and Ryan Monteleagre. Photo by James Prinz