Chicago architect Benjamin Marshall (1874-1944) left a distinctive mark on Chicago's lakefront and downtown buildings as well as estates in the north and west suburbs in the early decades of the 20th century. Preservation Foundation member Steven Monz will share his passion...Read more
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Interested in Lake Forest and Lake County in the early days when this area was just beginning be mapped for development? Save the Date for this interesting panel discussion on the history of maps and the area in collaboration with the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff History...Read more
Sunday, May 3, 2020
On Sunday, May 3rd, the Foundation will hold its Annual Meeting and Historic Preservation Awards at Gorton Community Center beginning at 2:00 pm followed by a special member and guest reception at a beautiful nearby historic home. Location of the reception will be provided...Read more
Friday, June 19, 2020
5:30 - 7:30pm
The Preservation Foundation invites you to a late afternoon garden stroll in a beautiful Lake Forest garden. More details to follow. Reservations are required. Members $25, non-members $40.
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This is an outdoor event,...Read more
Saturday, July 25, 2020
10:00 am or 1:00 pm
The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation is pleased to present a docent-guided tour of Crab Tree Farm. The tours will feature the restored 1911 dairy farm buildings that now house an extensive Arts and Crafts collection of furniture and artwork including a limited-time...Read more
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Unfortunately we are at capacity for the 2019 Holiday Celebration. We hope you enjoy your holidays and join us at our next event. Thank you.
The Board of Directors is pleased to invite the LFPF membership to its annual holiday party. We will be ending our year of architectural highlights at a very special Howard Van Doren designed home. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served along with lots of holiday cheer.
This is a member event. Reservations are required. The address of the event will be emailed to you after your reservation has been made.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
1:30-3:30 PM - Free Tour & Lecture
1:30 Tour SOLD OUT; 2:30 TOUR STILL AVAILABLE.
Sunday, September 22, 2019
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.
The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation’s September 22rd House & Garden Tour Annual Benefit will focus on Lake Forest’s Early Estate Era New Growth, North and Lakefront.
Friday, August 23, 2019
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US AT A FUTURE EVENT. The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation invites you to enjoy light hors d’ oeuvres, libations and spectacular views of Lake Michigan with members and friends on a late summer afternoon. This early Lake Forest estate designed by Arthur Hewn in 1899 for the McGenniss family has evolved over the years and remains an exquisite estate overlooking the shores of Lake Michigan. Enjoy the beautiful gardens and landscaping while savoring the last days of summer.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:00 AM or 1:00 PM
The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation is pleased to present a docent-guided tour of Crab Tree Farm. The tours will feature the restored 1911 dairy farm buildings that now house an extensive Arts and Crafts collection of furniture and artwork including a limited time exhibit of Newcomb Pottery featuring the Fuldner Collection of Early Newcomb Pottery. Additionally, visitors will be able to view the garden area.