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Glessner House Museum engages diverse audiences in exploring urban life and design through the preservation and interpretation of the architecture of Henry Hobson Richardson and the historic home of John and Frances Glessner.
Partner Category: Civic and Non-Profit Organization
Exhibit : Thursday, September 10, 2009 to Thursday, January 14, 2010
Glessner House Museum
This exhibit will focus on the early career of Burnham & Root, beginning with the 1874 commission for the John Sherman house at 2100 S. Prairie Avenue. It was during the design and construction of this residence that Burnham met and married Sherman's daughter Margaret. Upon completion of the house, the Burnhams resided with the