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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Saturday, July 25, 2020
10:00am or 1:00pm
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
Friday, August 26, 2016
5:30 ~ 7:30 PM
The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation invites you to enjoy the late summer splendor of an exquisite garden on Lake Michigan. The owners have lovingly restored and created multiple charming, magical, and ingenious gardens plus a meadow on the grounds of a lakefront historic estate. Reservations are required and can be secured by registering below or by calling the Preservation Foundation office at 847-234-1230. LFPF Members - $20.00, Non-members - $30.00.
Saturday, June 11, 2016
10:00 AM - AVAILABLE and 1:00 PM -SOLD OUT
The Lake Forest Preservation Foundation is pleased to present a docent-guided tour of Crab Tree Farm. The 1.5-hour-long tour will be offered at two times on Saturday, June 11, 2016, one at 10:00 AM and the other at 1:00 PM (sold out), with light refreshments served between tours from 11:50 AM - 12:50 PM. Both tours will feature the restored 1911 dairy farm buildings that now house an extensive Arts and Crafts collection of furniture and artwork. Additionally, visitors will be able to view the garden area.
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Members and their guests are invited to attend the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation's annual meeting and presentation of the 2016 Historic Preservation Awards. The event will be held at the Deer Path Inn beginning at 2:00 PM. A reception at the Inn will follow the meeting and presentation. The meeting and reception are free for members, but reservations are required. The fee for guests of members is $20 per person. Any questions should be directed to the LFPF office at 847-234-1230.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
On March 13, 2016, the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation will present a program titled Market Square: A Century of Adaptive Re-Use and Preservation. Speakers will be Michael G. Fitzgerald, Principal/OKW Architects, Inc., the firm in charge of the current Market Square renovations, and Arthur Miller, President of the Preservation Foundation and Emeritus Archivist and Librarian for Special Collections, Donnelly and Lee Library/LIT, Lake Forest College.
Sunday, December 6, 2015
2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
The Board of Directors of the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation is pleased to invite the Foundation membership to its annual holiday celebration. This popular event will feature a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception at the stunning Summer House at Crab Tree Farm in Lake Bluff. Overlooking a wide swath of open land, the Summer House is perfect for enjoying the season and viewing the outdoors through the house's expansive windows.
***We are very sorry, but the event is sold out. Thank you for your support.***