Benjamin H. Marshall: Architect and Bon Vivant

July 15, 2009

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Benjamin H. Marshall's designs included vast country estates, palatial residential buildings, sumptuous hotels, and innovative high-rise structures. His circle included anyone with intelligence, style, and wit.

Benjamin Marshall Society docent and lecturer Steven Monz paints a portrait of the architect and highlights several of his projects in Chicago, including residential buildings along East Lake Shore Drive, and the Drake and Blackstone Hotels.

 

Recorded Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Chicago Architecture Foundation.