The Ben and Frances Rose House

Built in 1953, the Rose House was designed by architect, museum curator, and Illinois Institute of Technology teacher A. James Speyer for textile designers Ben and Frances Rose. A. James Speyer, a well-known architect known for designing in the modern style, was also a force on Chicago's cultural scene for more than 30 years. In 1961 he left IIT to became Curator of Twentieth Century Paintings and...

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