TOUR USA IL_Mid-Century Modern in the Fox Valley

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Mid - Century Modern in the Fox Valley


Preservation Partners of the Fox Valley


Party - October 9th, 2009

9:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Tour - - October 10th, 2009

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

1937 Campana Building, Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles and Wayne, Illinois      




- Program by Anthony Rubano, from Illinois

Historic Preservation Agency “Highlights of Mid-Century Modern in the Midwest

- Exhibit of furniture designed by renowned craftsman Wolfgang Hoffmann for the Howell Company in the 1930’s

- Champagne & Dessert 



- Guides will give tours of the exterior and interior features of each site 

- 1954 Stone Ranch House in Batavia, 1950 Glass House – the “Geneva House” designed by Jacques Brownson, 1968 Bruno Conterato House in Geneva, designed by a partner of Mies Van Der Rohe, 1957 Contemporary Home designed by Frazier & Raftery, Geneva, 2 Ranch Houses from 1950’s in old Delnor Hospital neighborhood bordering the Pottawatomie Golf Course, C. 1960 Contemporary Home with pool in rural Wayne  


The Campana Building and Hoffmann exhibit will be open Saturday during the 1 - 5 pm tour hours


AIA Continuing Education Credit





Evening admission:  $45 per person

Site tour admission: $20 per person

Weekend package tour;  $50 per person, $90 per couple