Celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the first Prairie Crossing home with its original architects and planners from 1 – 5:30 p.m. Sun., Aug. 30 at the Prairie Crossing Charter School Gym, 1531 Jones Point Road, Grayslake. Learn the thought that went into the development of this nationally recognized conservation community and the architecture of individual home models. This event is open to anyone interested in learning about the Prairie Crossing conservation community – not just Prairie Crossing residents. While this event is most appropriate for adults, youth ages 12 and older who are interested in architecture are welcome to attend with their parents. Online advance registration is required for this free and educational event – click here to register. Registration is limited, so sign up today!
“Prairie Crossing at Twenty: From Pioneering Design to Vibrant Community” features presentations and discussion by the architects and planners of Prairie Crossing, including developers George and Vicky Ranney. Blair Kamin, Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic of the Chicago Tribune, will moderate the discussion. Confirmed speakers include:
Following an hors d’oeuvres reception and the formal presentation at the PCCS gym, tours of select private homes and community buildings will be provided by the original architects as well as tours of Prairie Crossing and its unique, defining features. Tours are scheduled from 3:30-5:30. Click here to download a fact sheet on the buildings and architects of Prairie Crossing.
We invite you to learn how ideals for community, land, water, and architecture were woven together in the design of Prairie Crossing. Click here to register for this free and educational event – advance registration is required. This event is sponsored by the Prairie Crossing Homeowners’ Association and the Liberty Prairie Foundation.