Photographs from Preservation Week 2009
May 28, 2009
Preservation Week 2009 was a whirlwind of activity, and here are images from a few of the week's events.
The week kicked off on Sunday, May 10 with a lecture at Architecture St. Louis on the James Clemens, Jr. House.
Back at Architecture St. Louis on Wednesday, May 13, Landmarks celebrated the opening of the exhibit "Mississippi Valley Architecture" with a talk by curators David Kromm and Young-Hie Kromm.
Dr. David Browman of Washington University also curated "Mississippi Valley Architecture" and spoke at the opening.
On Friday, May 15, over 110 people turned out for our annual Most Enhanced Sites awards. This year, the spacious and elegant Roberts Orpheum Theater hosted the program.
Preservation Week concluded on Sunday, May 17 with "This Was the Future: Mid-Century Modern Architecture on Lindell Boulevard." After a film screening at the Chase Park Plaza Cinemas, there was a walking tour of Lindell's modern treasures led by Toby Weiss and Michael Allen. (Photograph by Dan McGuire.)