Thursday, October 2, 2008

Alfonso Iannelli: Enriching the Prairie Spirit

Enriching the Prairie Spirit: The design studio of Alfonso Iannelli
October 16
As a college student in the 1950s witnessing the great "second wave" of Chicago architecture, Sam Guard would spend his weekends in Iannelli's workshop listening to this master craftsman recounting the building of Chicago during the Prairie School era. Hear Guard discuss Iannelli’s work in the Chicago area, including the history and current threats to his Park Ridge studios, whose associates included Bruce Goff and Edgar Miller.

Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 77 W. Randolph Street, Chicago Admission: FREE Time: 12:15 p.m.
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