Shockingly Modern: 20th Century Modernist Architecture

Shockingly Modern: 20th Century Modernist Architecture

Join Architectural Historian Susan Benjamin to learn about "Modern Residential Architecture: The High Style Beauties." Focusing on two architectural giants, Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe, Benjamin will discuss how Chicago played an unparalleled role in the development of the Modern House.

Susan Benjamin and members of her firm, Benjamin Historic Certifications, have written over 150 local and National Register landmark nominations for thousands of properties, often helping owners receive tax benefits for rehabilitating their historic properties.

This free series of three lectures is a collaboration between Pleasant Home Foundation and the Oak Park Public Library.


Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Second Floor - Veterans Room