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Edward Durell Stone: A Son's Untold Story of a Legendary Architect with Author Hicks Stone

In Edward Durell Stone: A Son’s Untold Story of a Legendary Architect, Hicks Stone, himself a practicing architect, writes candidly about his father’s career, relationships, and professional and personal struggles in this intimate biography.

 
PRLog - Dec. 29, 2011 - LITCHFIELD, Conn. -- Thursday, January 12
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Edward Durell Stone:  A Son’s          
Untold Story of a Legendary Architect
A Presentation by Hicks Stone

Edward Durell Stone was one of the most controversial figures of twentieth-century architecture; both celebrated and scorned, he led a life that was simultaneously triumphant and embittered.  In Edward Durell Stone: A Son’s Untold Story of a Legendary Architect, Hicks Stone, himself a practicing architect, writes candidly about his father’s career, relationships, and professional and personal struggles in this intimate biography.

Among the iconic projects for which Stone is responsible are The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.  

Hick Stone is the founder and principal of Stone Architecture, LLC located in Roxbury.  He received his Master’s of Architecture from Harvard University and worked as a senior designer in the office of Philip Johnson and John Burgee Architects in New York until opening his practice in 1991.  His firm designs and oversees a range of resorts, residences, media and athletic facilities throughout North America and the Caribbean.  He has restored and renovated a number of his father’s projects and is currently involved in the modernization of his father’s State University of New York, Albany campus. His website is www.stone-architecture.com.  

A wine & cheese reception will follow the event.  The Hickory Stick Bookshop will provide books for signing and sale.  Space is limited. Registration is required and can be done by calling 860-567-8030 or logging onto www.owlibrary.org and clicking on Programs/Adult Programs.  This program is generously sponsored by Union Savings Bank.

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