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Thursday, April 02, 2020

The Woodbury County Courthouse in Sioux City, Iowa--POSTPONED

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Iannelli Studio
255 N Northwest Hwy
park ridge, IL , 60068

847-692-4297


Learn how Park Ridge"s own Alfonso Iannelli helped Purcell& & Elmslie complete this stunning courthouse.

Paul S. Kruty, professor emeritus of architectural history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2, on "The Woodbury County Courthouse in Sioux City, Iowa: The Greatest Public Building of the Prairie School."

The building, designed by the Minneapolis firm of Purcell & Elmslie, also includes sculpture by Alfonso Iannelli and murals by John W. Norton, It has survived in pristine condition for more than a century.

Kruty, who grew up in nearby Edison Park, maintains that this amazing building should be viewed by every student of the Prairie School for its outstanding architecture, sculpture and murals.

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