Wright & Hemmingway Around Oak Park - 3.20.18
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: transportation from Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St, Crystal Lake
Ages 18 & Up
Come explore the most exclusive and comprehensive tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s early years from his studio where the Prairie Style was conceived, to Oak Park’s beautifully preserved prairie homes and the great Unity Temple. A guided tour from the Chicago Architecture Foundation of Wright’s neighborhood walk (on Forest Avenue), Robie Home, Studio and Temple will show you comparisons of his groundbreaking architecture to other grand Oak Park Homes of the period. Following the Frank Lloyd Wright excursion will be a visit to another Oak Park native with a guided tour of Ernest Hemmingway’s boyhood home. Transportation from Crystal Lake by motor coach. Boxed Lunch on the bus will be included with your choice of ham, turkey, Italian or veggie sub sandwich with chips, cookie and water. This trip requires moderate walking. Registration deadline is February 20, space permitting.
Program Fee: $111
Resident Discount Fee: $106
231518-01 Tu Mar 20 8 am-4:30 pm