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In Her Own Right: Marion Mahony Griffin Exhibit

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Presented by Elmhurst History Museum at Elmhurst History Museum, Elmhurst IL

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In Her Own Right: Marion Mahony Griffin Exhibit

New exhibit profiles a Chicagoan of immense but often overlooked importance: Marion Mahony Griffin was one of America’s first female architects, a skilled artist, environmentalist, and community activist who was far ahead of her time.

Marion Mahony Griffin (1871-1961) was one of America’s first female architects, a Chicagoan also known as a skilled artist, environmentalist, and community activist. A central contributor to the Prairie School of Architecture, her drawings of the Unity Temple and many other projects introduced Frank Lloyd Wright’s early work to the world. Mahony Griffin was the first woman architect registered in Illinois who became a pioneer in architecture and community planning. A key member of

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Contact: 630-833-1457

Email: ehm@elmhurst.org

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Elmhurst History Museum

120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126

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    • Wheelchair Access

The Museum is accessible to patrons needing wheelchair access via an elevator at the rear of the building.

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