Book Sale Benefiting the Charnley-Persky House

by SAH News | Jul 19, 2023

Charnley-Persky House

On Saturday, July 29, 2023, the Society of Architectural Historians will host a book sale at its landmark headquarters, the Charnley-Persky House (weather permitting). Proceeds will help support the maintenance of the Charnley-Persky House (1891–1892), designed by Louis Sullivan with the assistance of Frank Lloyd Wright. The sale will take place from 1:00–4:00 pm in the driveway behind the house, which is located at 1365 North Astor Street in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago.

Architecture and design titles, monographs, and books on gardens, landscapes, urban planning, and other built environment topics will be available for purchase at the following prices:

1–2 hardcovers at $5 each
3–4 hardcovers at $4 each
5+ hardcovers at $3 each

1–2 paperbacks at $2 each
3–4 paperbacks at $1.50 each
5+ paperbacks at $1 each

Visitors are encouraged to bring their own bag and arrive early for the best selection of books. SAH accepts cash or card (Visa, MasterCard, AmEx, Discover) payment.

The interior of the house will not be open during the book sale. Please visit the website for information on tours.

If you're unable to attend and would like to support the Charnley-Persky House, you can make an online donation. We appreciate your support.