Big Grant to Help Conserve Adler & Sullivan’s Charnley-Persky House
Feb08

Big Grant to Help Conserve Adler & Sullivan’s Charnley-Persky House

It’s the ultimate in name-dropping.  The Charnley-Persky House, designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan when Frank Lloyd Wright was still getting them coffee (apprentice… intern… whatever) and formerly owned by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, has a brighter future this morning.  The Society of Architectural Historians, which currently occupies the Gold Coast manse, has received a $123,000 grant to help keep the...

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A Frank Lloyd Wright Building in Chicago Where You Might Lay Your Head
Apr12

A Frank Lloyd Wright Building in Chicago Where You Might Lay Your Head

Few people will ever have the chance to live in a Frank Lloyd Wright home. But thanks to a Chicago billionaire, a lot more people will get the chance to at least sleep in one. The Emil Bach House (7415 North Sheridan Road) in Rogers Park is undergoing an extensive restoration. When it’s done it will be used for private events, and also welcome overnight guests. The house is being renovated by Tawani Enterprises. Its C.E.O. is...

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