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Chicago Area Conservation Group (CACG)

From: Craig Deller <craig>
Date: Monday, March 8, 1999
Chicago Area Conservation Group
March Meeting
Robie House
5757 S. Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Monday, March 22-1999
6:00 PM

The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation has entered into
an agreement with the University of Chicago to restore, operate, and
preserve the Robie House as a publicly accessible museum site. They
have just completed the Master Plan for Restoration and Adaptive Use
of the Robie House after two years of research and study. This plan
is currently being reviewed by the National Trust for Historic
Preservation and the University of Chicago, their partners in this

Cheryl Bachand, Curator of Collections of the Foundation's two
sites--Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park, and Robie
House in Hyde Park. Responsible for exhibits, collections
management, research, acquisitions, management of the Foundation's
research center and preservation of objects. Karen Sweeney,
Restoration Architect. Karen is a licensed, registered architect who
has worked at the Foundation for over ten years. She was hired to
work on the restoration of the Oak Park Home and Studio and is in
charge of the restoration of the Robie House. Karen is responsible
for the Foundation's two historic buildings and their sites.

There will be a modest charge of $5.00 per person to cover the cost
of refreshments. The proceeds will go towards the continuing effort
in the preservation of Robie House.

Directions to Robie House:

    Take Lake Shore Drive south to Hyde Park - exit at the 53rd
    street exit. Drive west on 53rd street until you reach Woodlawn
    Ave., (there will be a stoplight, and a shopping plaza on your
    right). Take a left (south) on Woodlawn, and continue until you
    reach 58th street. The Robie House is on the corner of 58th and
    Woodlawn, parking is on the street.

Please RSVP to Craig at 630.232.1708  or by e-mail at:
craig [at] deller__com

Craig Deller
The Deller Conservation Group, Ltd
Geneva, Illinois  USA
Conservation Services for Historic Furniture and Objects

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:72
                   Distributed: Monday, March 8, 1999
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Received on Monday, 8 March, 1999

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