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This Weekend: Lucas Place, Modern Churches

Two events this weekend are worth your attendance:

Walking Tour of Lucas Place
Saturday, November 6 at 2:00 p.m.
Meet at the Campbell House Museum, 15th and Locust

Cambell House Museum Executive Director Andy Hahn leads a free walking tour of Lucas Place, now Locust Street, St. Louis’ most elite address in the middle 19th century.

Lecture: Faith’s Modern Forms: The 1950s Churches of Murphy and Mackey
Sunday, November 7 at 3:00 p.m.
Architecture St. Louis, 911 Washington #170

Mary Reid Brunstrom, Doctoral candidate in Art History and Archaeology at Washington University, will lecture on the architectural innovations in three churches designed for the Catholic Archdiocese by Murphy and Mackey. This lecture discusses significant architectural innovations in three churches built for the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis by Murphy and Mackey, Architects namely St. Ann Church in Normandy, St. Peter Catholic Church in Kirkwood and the Church of the Resurrection of Our Lord in South St. Louis. At the time of building, all three were recognized nationally and internationally for their imaginative new forms as well as the architects’ integration of art and architecture.

The Lecture will begin at 3:00 PM int he classroom at Architecture St. Louis at 911 Washington Avenue, Suite 170. Seating is limited to 50 people. We strongly encourage reservations as we cannot guarantee seating without one. To reserve a seat, please call 314.421.6474 or email: landmark@stlouis.missouri.org.

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