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Clarke House and Glessner House birthday and anniversary 2011

Tuesday, 08-Mar-2011

Glessner House: An Architectural Treasure Celebrates 125th Anniversary

June 1, 2011 – December 1, 2012
The Glessner House Museum, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, will commemorate its 125th
anniversary with 18 months of events. This celebration mirrors the 18 month period in 1886-1887, from
groundbreaking to occupancy, of this National Historic Landmark in the Prairie Avenue Historic District
that served as an inspiration for Frank Lloyd Wright.
1800 S. Prairie Ave.

175th Birthday of Chicago’s Oldest House

Late September and Early October 2011
Built in 1836, Chicago’s oldest house, the Clarke House Museum, will celebrate its 175th anniversary.
This gracious Greek Revival style house located in the Prairie Avenue Historic District shows what life
was like during the city’s formative years before the Civil War.
1827 S Indiana Ave.

More information:

Chicago landmarks: Clarke House and Glessner House
Glessner (John J.) House


openhousechicago Event by Chicago Architecture Foundation

Monday, 27-Dec-2010

openhousechicago TOP CULTURAL EVENT IN 2011
Chicago Architecture Foundation to Offer Free Insider Tours

December 27, 2010 – Chicago – A new insiders’ look at Chicago’s architecture, culture, economy and history is planned for October 14-16, 2011. The first annual openhousechicago weekend, offered by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, is modeled after similar programs in New York, London and Toronto. www.openhousechicago.org


Special Tours of Clarke and Glessner Houses Highlight Holiday Customs of 19th Century

Thursday, 09-Dec-2010

December 11 and 12

These special 90-minute Christmas Candlelight Tours of Clarke and Glessner House Museums highlight Christmas customs and decorations of the 19th century.


40th Anniversary of First Chicago Landmark Designations

Friday, 22-Oct-2010

October 14, 2010 marks 40th Anniversary of First Chicago Landmark Designations.
Clarke House celebrates 175 years in 2011
Glessner House celebrates 125 years in 2012

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