Maher, Silsbee, and Burnham: A Look at the Early Architecture of Kenilworth
Join architectural historians Kathleen Cummings and Bill Hinchliff to explore the early buildings of Kenilworth, Illinois. The afternoon program will begin with a visit to the Kenilworth Historical Society's current exhibit and a brief talk about the character of the early village. An exterior walking tour of houses by George Washington Maher, Franklin Burnham, and Joseph Lyman Silsbee will follow.
Sunday, May 6th 2:00pm
Kenilworth Historical Society
415 Kenilworth Avenue
PHF puts on awesome events involving architectural history, tours, old homes, etc. The program admission is $20 and all proceeds benefit the Pleasant Home Foundation, whose role is to oversee renovation of the National Landmark, Pleasant Home. If you are in the Chicagoland area this Sunday, this program should be great. The weather is supposed to be spectacular - perfect for walking around one of the nicest neighborhoods in the country.
Here are a couple teasers for you: