A Special Evening Exploring Alfred Browning Parker's Woodsong and More

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Nestled along the iconic tree-lined streets of Coconut Grove is one of Alfred Browning Parker’s few remaining masterpieces, a one-of-a-kind “Jewel in the Treetop,” home he built for himself. Parker called the home Woodsong, a nod to the extensive use of beautiful mahogany wood throughout the interior and exterior. The home is divided into three sections which are connected by a breezeway and lazy river running through the property. The home was recently purchased by a new owner who plans to carry forward the legacy of the property and has graciously agreed to open the doors for a small group of Symposium guests on Thursday evening. This is the only tour that will view the interior of Woodsong. 
After Woodsong, attendees will visit the home Parker's son, architect Robin Parker, designed for himself. 

A reception will follow at a third location to be announced.
Tickets are very limited. Many thanks to the homeowners for their generosity. Details including driving and parking instructions will be shared with registered guests before the event.  
Guests will provide their own transportation and are encouraged to carpool to reduce the number of cars along the street.  
Thursday, May 30, 5:30–8:30pm 



All tours will be submitted for AIA credits


A bus tour of Coconut Grove / Alfred Browning Parker homes will also take place on Friday morning (waitlist only) and Saturday afternoon. The interior of Woodsong will not be included on these tours but they will include other significant examples of Parker's work. 

Register for the Friday morning tour (waitlist only)

Register for the Saturday afternoon tour