Monday, April 19, 2010

CPA lecture highlights architects of Glendale

Cincinnati Preservation Association presents "Famous Architects of Glendale", an illustrated lecture by historian Beth Sullebarger, on Thursday at 7:30 P.M. at the First Presbyterian Church, 155 Fountain Avenue in Glendale.

Co-sponsored by the Betts House Research Center, the lecture will show how the picturesque planned community, named a National Historic Landmark in 1977, became a magnet for many great architects.

At least eight architects loved Glendale so much that they made it their home, including:

A donation of $10 is suggested. Reservations can be made by calling CPA at (513) 721-4506.

Sullebarger, a historic preservation consultant based in Glendale, is a former executive director of the Cincinnati Preservation Association and member of the City of Cincinnati Historic Conservation Board.

She's currently working on the rehabilitation of the Golden Lamb in Lebanon, the restoration of the Louis Hauck Summer House in Sharonville, and the conversion of the former Fairview German Language School into apartments.

Previous reading on BC:
Betts House receives state award for 'Great Cincinnati Families' exhibit (11/16/09)
Bus tour to highlight Emerys' contributions to Cincinnati's built environment (5/21/09)
Saturday lecture to examine local New Deal architecture (3/4/09)
Historic residence exhibit at Christ Church Cathedral (2/12/09)