Today some of the committee members went to see the Edward Dart designed church on Macarthur. Awesome design! The congregation there is the Emmaus Community, and K turned us on to start this blog. Cannot wait to talk to the rest of the committee and see how we can feature this building, built in 1959 for St. Ambrose. Much of the integrity remains. Maybe it can be on our housewalk  on September 18, 2010.

More on Edward Dart http://www.chicagobauhausbeyond.org/cbb/mission/edart.htm

http://www.jetsetmodern.com/dart.htm

“Trained at Yale’s School of Architecture, Edward Dart came to Chicago after World War II to establish a private practice. Later, as partner in the large Loebl Schlossman Bennett firm, Dart was chief designer of the influential vertical shopping mall Water Tower Place (Chicago) and St. Procopius Abbey (Lisle, Illinois).”

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