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2019 Annual AASL Conference: Tours

41st Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaMarch 28th - March 31st, 2019
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2019 5:25 PM

A Great Duo: Pittsburgh Public Buildings - Thursday

 

A Great Duo: Pittsburgh Public Buildings

A tour of the Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail (H.H. Richardson) and City-County Building (Henry Hornbostel): 12 minute walking distance from Westin Hotel

Our tour guides: Daniel Willis, Department of Architecture, Stuckeman School, Penn State University and Martin Aurand, Carnegie Melon University

Reading for tour: 

Willis, Daniel. "In the shadow of a giant: on the consequences of canonization.Harvard Design Magazine no. 14 (Summer 2001): 32-41. Reprinted in: Saunders, William S. Judging Architectural Value. Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, 2007. 66-86.

Frank Lloyd Wright Tour - Two Available Tours on Sunday

Frank Lloyd Wright Pittsburgh

Tour 1 - A day with Frank Lloyd Wright:
8:00 am - 9:30 am: Westin Hotel Lobby to board bus at 8am sharp (1 hour and 30 min bus ride)
10:00 am  - 11:00 am: Duncan House
11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Lunch at Polymath Park
12:40 pm - 1:30 pm: bus ride
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Fallingwater tour
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm: bus ride
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm: Coffee break at Kentuck Knob
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Kentuck Knob tour
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm: Bus ride back to Westin Hotel

Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater

Tour 2 - Fallingwater tour:
8:00 am: Westin Hotel Lobby to board bus at 8am sharp (1 hour and 30 min bus ride)
10:00 am -11:00 am: tour of Fallingwater 
11:30 am - 12:30 pm: lunch at Fallingwater Cafe (not included in price)
12:30 pm -2:00 pm: gift shop/walk grounds
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm: bus to Pittsburgh airport (1 hour and 45 min. bus ride - will arrive at airport around 3:45 pm)