Susan Benjamin talks Mid Century Modern
Please join us Sunday, October 24, at 2345 W. Old Mill Road in Lake Forest from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The esteemed architectural historian and lecturer, Susan Benjamin, co-author of the award-winning book, "Modern in the Middle - Chicago Houses 1929-1975" will be speaking about the architecture of Edward Dart and how his design ingenuity is reflected in the features of this beautiful brick home on Old Mill Road.

Ms. Benjamin will also provide an overview of her recent book, discuss mid-century modern homes, and give insight about how to navigate the Illinois Façade Easement and Tax Freeze programs. This will be a highly educational presentation, and all are invited to join us. The house will be open at 2:00 pm. Ms. Benjamin’s presentation will begin at 2:30 pm. Ms. Benjamin will be available to autograph books. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to walk through this historic masterpiece and hear an award-winning lecturer share insight about mid-century modern homes built in Chicago between 1929-1975.

About 2345 W. Old Mill Road, Lake Forest This mid-century modern home, with over 7,000 square feet of living space includes a pool, pool house, studio, 3 car garage, a 3 bedroom caretaker's cottage, 4 stall barn, equipment barn, paddocks, a beautiful pond, handsome grounds, fields, mature trees, and forest. This 17-acre estate, built in 1964, is adjacent to 100 acres of conservation land. This home transcends time with its innovative design and livable, warm spaces. The house is true to its original plan, featuring abundant natural light and expansive views of the property from the windows. A truly spectacular home that blends beautifully with nature and exudes warmth, elegance, and comfort.

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