Designed by Louis Sullivan with assistance from his junior draftsman, Frank Lloyd Wright, the Charnley-Persky House (1891-1892) is recognized as a pivotal work of modern American architecture.

The National Historic Landmark building serves as the headquarters of the Society of Architectural Historians.

Docent-led tours of the Charnley-Persky House are offered every Wednesday and Saturday.



Become a Friend


Become a Friend of Charnley-Persky House to help support its ongoing restoration and educational programs.



Urban Archaeology

SAH to Collaborate with Lake Forest College on Archaeological Dig in Summer of 2015
 
See what DePaul University students learned when they conducted an urban dig in the Charnley-Persky House driveway in 2010.

Reciprocal Sites Program


SAH has joined forces with the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust to offer the Frank Lloyd Wright National Reciprocal Sites Membership Program for all upper-level members.
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Image Gallery of Charnley-Persky House. All photos ©2012 David Schalliol