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Benjamin Marshall's 145th Birthday on May 5th, 2019
The Benjamin Marshall Society celebrated Benjamin Marshall's 145th Birthday on May 5th, 2019
168 N Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601
Designed by Benjamin Marshall in 1912, this exciting addition to the city of Chicago is as unique as the architect who designed it.
Introducing the new Honorary Chair of the Benjamin Marshall Society:
John W. Rutledge
President & CEO
Oxford Capital Group
Mr. Rutledge has been recognized for his commitment to restoring the treasures of Marshall and preserving a piece of Chicago architecture history.
Guests enjoyed the beautiful decor in the hotel's restaurant / bar and it's outside terrace.
Proceeds of this event go towards funding a short introductory documentary on Benjamin Marshall
which will serve to educate and inspire architecture enthusiasts and city dwellers alike about the life and work of one of Chicago's greatest architects.
This project is commissioned by the Benjamin Marshall Society.
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The Benjamin Marshall Society is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
All donations to the Society are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.
Past Events 2017-2018
♦our sparkling affair at 999 N. Lake Shore Drive, November 14th, 2017
♦our spectacular Symposium: Mansions in the Sky, November 21st at the Chicago Cultural Center in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Biennial 2017
♦several lectures on book, "Benjamin H. Marshall, Chicago Architect"
|On November 14th, the birthday of Charles, Prince of Wales, the Benjamin Marshall Society celebrated the architect's history with Edward, Prince of Wales and future king of England, who visited Marshall at his studio/home in Wilmette in 1925. (See photo clip above.) An evening of passed hors d'oeuvres and sparkling wine was topped off w/ cake-cutting, card-signing and a silent auction.
Symposium: Mansions in the Sky
Chicago Apartments Between the Wars
At the Chicago Cultural Center
Carroll William Westfall