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Unity Temple Restoration Gala Ticket Info & Auction Item

Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 9:47 am
by Unity Temple
Join Unity Temple Restoration Foundation this Saturday, May 6th for the most beautiful night of the year in Wright's masterpiece. Hundreds of candles and flowers will decorate the building.



Enjoy dinner from 4 of Oak Park's finest restaurants including signature lobster bisque from Philanders. Add cocktails on the terraces and a concert by acclaimed chanteuse Spider Saloff.



Major awards will be given to Jack Lesniak and the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy. Past recipients include Jeanette Fields, Seymour Persky, Richard Driehaus and John Bryan.



Auction Highlights include



Coonley-Palooza

A tour and coctail reception for ten at the Coonley Estate including the Playhouse, the Coonley Residence and recently acquired buildings that make this one of the most important Frank Lloyd Wright groupings in the world.



Balch House Extravaganza

A tour and cocktails for ten persons at Balch House. This recently restored prairie jewel represents the best of the period.



Lloyd Natof Signed Presentation Piece

This box, numbered 2 of 2 is an exact duplicate of the piece that was presented to their Imperial Highnesses Prince and Princess Hitachi of Japan.



Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Conference Registrations

Bid on two 2006 Conference Registrations.



Tickets for the Restoration Gala are $90. Call 708-383-8873 for information.