Great Lakes Naval Station Administration Building, 1911, Jarvis Hunt
On the Road with Society of Architectural Historians Chicago Chapter:
Tour of Great Lakes Naval Station, Lake Forest Cemetery, 2 Adler/Dangler houses
Saturday, August 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Download and Print Reservation Form (Click Here).

Join SAH for a bus tour of the historic 1911 Great Lakes buildings including Brick Row, the Naval Museum and Administration Building by architect Jarvis Hunt, guided by John Sheppard, Public Affairs officer.  plus the Ralph Poole Estate in Lake Bluff by David Adler and Henry Dangler, an exterior tour of the Dewey mansion in North Chicago, with visits to the Lake Forest Cemetery and the Fort Sheridan campus.
Lunch: at The Grille on Laurel, Lake Forest, IL.

Wiki retrieved 7/3/2012 (kb):  Naval Station Great Lakes is the home of the United States Navy's only boot camp, located near the city of North Chicago, Illinois, in Lake County. Important tenant commands include the Recruit Training Command, Training Support Center and Navy Recruiting District Chicago. Naval Station Great Lakes is the second largest military installation in Illinois and the largest training station in the Navy. The base has 1,153 buildings situated on 1,628 acres  and has 50 miles of roadway to provide access to the base's facilities. 
The original 39 buildings built between 1905 and 1911 were designed by Jarvis Hunt.

The base is like a small city, with its own fire department, Naval Security Force, and public works department.
One of the landmarks of the area is Building 1, also known as the clocktower building. Completed in 1911, the building is made of red brick, and has a tower that stands 300 feet over the third floor of the building. The large parade ground in front of the administration building is named Ross Field.

Cost: $85 for members, $95 non-members.
RSVP by July 18th by email to: jrfree3500@aol.com, or please call Judy Freeman at (773)929-0329.

Space is limited please reply early.

No photography allowed at Great Lakes Naval Station.

Pickup point:  Board tour bus at Adams and Michigan near the “Au Bon Pain” restaurant at 7:45 a.m. for 8:00 a.m. departure. See note below for Old Orchard special pickup. We should be back in Chicago by 8:00 p.m. Please join us!
Alternative North Shore pickup (at Old Orchard shopping center parking lot near Citibank at 9933 Lawler Avenue, Skokie, IL).

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