This tour explores the residential work of lesser-known but distinguished architects who designed single-family houses in the Chicagoland suburbs of Schaumburg, Elmhurst, and Riverside.
Architect Paul Schweikher designed his House & Studio in Schaumburg between 1938 and 1949; the McCormick House in Elmhurst (now part of the Elmhurst Art Museum) was designed by Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1952; the Freeark House in Riverside was designed by IIT grad John Vinci was completed in 1975. The tour ends with a reception at the Benda House (1939), also in Riverside, designed by Winston Elting.
This tour starts and ends at IIT Crown Hall.
Tour leader: Michelangelo Sabatino and Serge Ambrose
Duration: 5.5 hours
You must be registered for the Chicago Symposium to sign up for this tour. Guests can add tours during the registration process or later via links found in the registration confirmation email. Individual tickets will be made available to those not registered for the Symposium four weeks prior to the event.