Come learn about the most important surviving early map of Lake Forest and the recent journey to its new home at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Local historian Art Miller will talk about the history of the map. Jim Ackerman, Curator of Maps at the Newberry Library will...Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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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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, March 17, 2019
3:00 Gorton Community Center
Historic Second Presbyterian Church in Chicago’s South Loop played an important role in Lake Forest’s early development and ever since has shared strong connections to the city’s institutions and residents, including the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, Lake Forest College, and Lake Forest architect Howard Van Doren Shaw himself, who designed Second Presbyterian’s landmarked 1901 Arts & Crafts interior.
Sunday, December 2, 2018
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 of Stanley D. Anderson at very special 1929 Anderson designed home. Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served along with lots of holiday cheer. Advance reservations are required by November 29th. Space is very limited. The location and parking instructions will be given at receipt of reservation.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
1:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM Tour ~~~~~ 4:00 PM ~ 5:00 PM Reception
The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation’s September 23rd house and garden tour and annual benefit will focus on the legacy of Stanley D. Anderson and the development of the Deerpath Hill Estates. The walking tour will feature homes designed by Stanley D. Anderson, other homes designed by associates of Anderson during the initial development of the 1925-1930 Deerpath Hill Estates, and a bonus of an iconic Anderson home on the east side of Lake Forest.
Friday, August 24, 2018
Experience the late summer splendor of this captivating prairie garden above the bluffs of Lake Michigan. Be charmed by the butterflies and songbirds who dwell in this habitat overlooking the glistening waters of Lake Michigan. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and spirited refreshments with friends and supporters of preservation at this casual early evening gathering.
LFPF Members $20.00, Non-members $30.00