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SOLD OUT: Schweikher House Tour

Summary

Upon its com­ple­tion in 1938, the Schweikher House was a sim­ple and mod­est assem­blage of 2400 sqft, with a three-room open plan struc­ture that encompasses beau­ti­ful spaces for liv­ing, sleep­ing and working.

Join our Custom Residential Architects Network for a house and studio tour led by an expert docent. Learn about the history of the property, modernist architect Paul Schweikher, AIA, and the home’s second/residents, the Langsdorf family.

Tours run approximately 60-75 minutes. Visitors are asked to remove shoes or wear shoe coverings (provided on-site) during the tour. Photography is allowed and encouraged.

Learning Objectives
1. Learn the history of architect Paul Schweikher.
2. Develop an understanding of Mid-Century Design and Prairie School evolution in Chicago.
3. Explore the vernacular material choices made by Paul Schweikher.
4. Discover the influence of The Langsdorf’s residence at Paul Schweiker’s former home and studio.

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Date:

Saturday | 07.22.2023

Time:

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Learning Unit:

3.0 LU
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