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Irving Gill:
Progress & Poetry in Architecture

Opening Tour, Reception, & Lecture
September 23, 2016 · 5-9pm

$20 SOHO members · $25 Non-members

First Church of Christ, Scientist
Corner of Second Avenue & Laurel Street
Bankers Hill

5-6:30pm · Reception & Tours
First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1910
Irving J. Gill, architect
Light refreshments and open house tours

6:30-7pm · Lecture
Clifford McMillan presents on the restoration of the First Church of Christ, Scientist

7-8:20pm · Lecture
Irving Gill: Architect, Poet & Humanist
Lecture by keynote speaker M. Wayne Donaldson, FAIA

Our opening weekend begins with a reception with light refreshments and open house style tours of the Gill-designed 1908 First Church of Christ, Scientist at Second Avenue and Laurel Street in Bankers Hill, followed by a short presentation on the First Church restoration. Then our keynote speaker, Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA. Donaldson, Chairman of the national Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and formerly the State Historic Preservation Officer for the state of California, will present Irving Gill: Architect, Poet & Humanist, a penetrating look at Gill, a man better known for his stripped-down Modernism than for his artistic and poetic aims linked to Progressive social reforms. Afterward, in addition to the program, for those who wish may stay, for more touring.

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