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Architect to discuss local projects Oct. 2
2018-09-19

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Mark Sexton—co-founder of the firm that designed the Millennium Park's Crown Fountain ( 2004 ) in collaboration with artist Jaume Plensa—will tell the story behind the fountain and other projects in the 40-year history of Chicago-based Krueck + Sexton Architects on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the the University Club, 76 E. Monroe St. ( The venue has changed. )

The evening will start with a 5 p.m. cocktail reception followed by Sexton's presentation at 6 p.m.

Another important Chicago project by Krueck + Sexton is the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies ( 2007 ). Also, the firm recently completed restoration work on two Mies van der Rohe masterworks: the 860-880 Lake Shore Drive apartments and Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Admission is $25, and $20 for Frank Lloyd Wright Trust members; University of Chicago alumni, faculty and staff; and AIA Chicago members. Student admission is $5. For more information, visit FLWright.org/thinkingintothefuture .


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