Visit Detroit’s only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home – The Turkel House.  The Art Deco Society of Detroit is hosting a fundraiser on July 23rd, 2011 at The Turkel House.

The Turkel house was built in 1955 and is Detroit’s only example of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Automatic style architecture and is the only example of a 2-story Usonian house.  The house is listed on the Michigan Register of Historic Places.

The home was recently restored and this is a great opportunity to get an up close look at the home.

From the Detroit Art Deco Society website:

Join us for an evening of architecture, music and design.

Enjoy a lovely selection of hors d’oeuvres, hand-selected wines, beverages, and a silent auction.

The Wendell Harrison Swing Trio is ready to set the tone of this
special evening.
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Saturday, July 23rd
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
2760 West Seven Mile Road, Detroit
Valet Parking is included.
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Tickets must be purchased in advance. There are a limited number of tickets available due to the home’s capacity. Tickets are first come, first served.
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Tickets are available here: http://www.brownpaperticke?ts.com/event/184296

$100 – Detroit Area Art Deco Society Member Ticket

$125 – Join & Go Ticket – this includes an individual membership to DAADS
at a discounted rate (one time offer)

For more information visit: daads.org

Money from this event goes towards the DAADS scholarship and other local preservation efforts.

 

(Thanks for the tip Alex!)

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