From Beaux Arts to Modernism: A 20th Century Family Legacy of Architecture in Cincinnati, Ohio

Instructor:  Elizabeth Garber

  • Friday, January 25, 2019, 9:30 – 3:00 p.m.
  • 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
  • Class canceled by instructor, registration closed

If you enjoy architectural history, this class will explore the buildings of the two most significant Cincinnati architects of the 20th century, F.W. Garber, and Woodie Garber. This class is based on a eries of architectural talks that Elizabeth gave at the Cincinnati Public Library, The Mercantile Library, and the Glendale Historical Preservationist Society. Elizabeth will also share her experiences of growing up as a student of Modernism and especially about learning about the work of Le Corbusier.

Elizabeth W. Garber is the author of “Implosion: A Memoir of an Architect’s Daughter” (2018) which has been called “un- put-downable” in The Architectural Record. She has been interviewed on the on-line ArchDaily and has received stared reviews in Kirkus and in the Library Journal She has toured from NYC, Boston, Vermont, and around Ohio giving presentations on her book, addressing both architectural history and writing memoir. At Belfast Senior College she has taught a class on Russian Literature and one on The Odyssey.