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Architect William W. Boyington

Julia Johnas presents the life and work of William W. Boyington, architect of Chicago's Water Tower, entrance of Rosehill Cemetary and a resident of Highland Park from 1874 until his death in 1898.  A long and prolific career, this event aims to showcase his best-known buildings in Chicago and Highland Park. Several Boyington-designed residences remain in Highland Park, including the log house built for Sylvester Millard in 1893, which will be featured on the 2008 Highland Park Historical Society house walk.


Recorded Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at Highland Park Public Library Auditorium.

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