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Chicago
Charnley-Persky House
1365 N Astor Street
Chicago IL 60610
Phone 312 573-1365
Web Site http://www.sah.org/Charnley_House/Charnley-Persky-Home.htm
Description designed by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, important modern design
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility Architecture
New or Updated: 05/21/2003
 

 Chicago

  Chicago Architecture Foundation

  224 South Michigan Ave #116

  Chicago                      IL             60604    

  Phone   312 922-3432

  Web Site  www.architecture.org/

  Description  tours, exhibits, lectures on Chicago architecture

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Local Tours

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  New or Updated:             8/25/2005

Illinois
Chicago Athenaeum Museum
225 N Michigan Ave
Chicago IL  60601
Phone 312 251-0175
Web Site www.chi-athenaeum.org/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Field of Study Science Facility Architecture

Clarke House Museum
1827 South Indiana Avenue
Chicago IL 60616
Phone 312 745-0040
Web Site http://www.ci.chi.il.us/CulturalAffairs/ClarkeHouse/ClarkeHouse.html
E-mail clarkehouse@interaccess.com
Description oldest remaining house in city, moved to site as part of historic house district
Type of Resource House Museum
Field of Study Science Facility  Architecture
Era 1836
 

  Illinois

  Chicago

  Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy

  4657 North Ravenswood Ave

  Chicago  IL   60640    

  Phone   773 784-7334

  Web Site  http://www.savewright.org/

  Description  society to conserve Wright buildings, image gallery, buildings for sale

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  New or Updated:             9/27/2005

Glessner House Museum
1800 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago IL 60616
Phone 312 326-1480
Web Site
Description
mansion designed by HH Richardson
Type of Resource House Museum
Field of Study Science Facility Architecture
Era 1887

Illinois
Robie House
5757 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago IL 60637
Phone 708 848-1976
Web Site www.nthp.org
Description Frank Lloyd Wright
Type of Resource House Museum
Field of Study Science Facility Architecture

Chicago
Society of Architectural Historians
1365 North Astor St
Chicago IL 60610
Phone
312 573-1365
Web Site
http://www.sah.org/
E-mail mailto:info@sah.org
Description scholarly oriented society in historic house with educational materials, journal, book series, awards
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Nature of Group or Site Association
Field of Study/Science Facility Architecture
Collection A-F Furniture
New or Updated: 05/20/2003

Edwardsville
Illinois
University Museum SIU
2469 Faner Hall
Box 1150
Edwardsville IL 62026
Phone 618 650-2996
Web Site http://www.museum.siu.edu/
Description variety of eras and art, Louis Sullivan Architectural Ornament collection
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Field of Study Science Facility Architecture

  Galena
 
Old Market House State Historic Site
 
500 Bouthillier
 
PO Box 333
 
Galena  IL  61036    
 
Phone   815 777-3310
 
Web Site  http://www.state.il.us/HPA/Sites/galena01.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:granthome@granthome.com
 
Description  center of local commerce, now state-run museum with special attention to                     local architecture
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Store
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture
 
Era  1845-1910
 
New or Updated:  2/8/2004
 

  IL

  Elmhurst

  American Movie Palace Museum

  152 North York 2nd Floor

  York Theatre Building

  Elmhurst  IL 60126    

  Phone  630 782-1800

  Web   http://www2.hawaii.edu/~angell/thsa/museum.html

  Description  drawings, photos, memorabilia of the great movie palaces

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Collection G-M  Models

  Collection   Photography

  Owner/Operator:  Theatre Historical Society of America

  New or Updated   1/19/2006


  IL

  Elmhurst

  Theatre Historical Society of America

  152 North York 2nd Floor

  York Theatre Building

  Elmhurst  IL    60126    

  Phone   630 782-1800

  Web  http://www2.hawaii.edu/~angell/thsa/welcome2.html

  E-mail  mailto:thrhistsoc@aol.com

  Description  documents all types of theatres, links to theatres

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Kind of Activity  Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Research    Archives

  New or Updated  1/19/2006


  Illinois

  Oak Park

  Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust

  931 Chicago Ave

  Oak Park IL            60302    

  Phone   708 848-1976

  Web Site  http://www.wrightplus.org/

  Description  maintains & operates Wright Home & Studio in Oak Park and Robie House in Chicago

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  New or Updated:             9/27/2005

 

  Plano

  Farnsworth House

  14520 River Road

  Plano  IL   60545    

  Phone   630 552-6622

  Web Site  http://www.farnsworthhouse.org/home.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.galinsky.com/buildings/farnsworth/

  Description  Mies van der Rohe's famous house on 60 acres along the Fox River, with

                    sculpture park

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Collection N-Z  Sculpture

  New or Updated: 10/27/2004
 

  Illinois

  Quincy

  Gardner Museum of Architecture & Design

  332 Maine Street

  Quincy            IL             62301    

  Phone   217 224-6873

  Web Site  http://www.gardnermuseumarchitecture.org/

  Description  in former library, two permanent & two rotating exhibits, local tours & lectures

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local Tours

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             10/4/2005
 

  Schaumburg
  Chicago Athenaeum at Schaumburg
 
190 S Roselle Rd
  Schaumburg IL  60193 
 
Phone  847 895-3950
  Web Site  http://www.chi-athenaeum.org/default.htm
 
Description dedicated to design -- architectural, industrial, graphic.  Maintains photo                         and film archives, maintains nearby Sculpture park
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Industrial
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture
  Collection N-Z  Sculpture
  Research /Reading  Archives
  New or Updated:  07/26/2003

 

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