FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH
FIELD TRIP ITINERARY:
NOTE: There is a one hour difference between Columbus IN and Chicago IL.
The below times are all based on Chicago time.
NOTE: Despite this year’s incredibly mild winter, let’s remain aware that it’s still February. It could be 50 degrees, but it could also be 20 degrees. In the event of really poor weather, we’ll make an announcement via the blog and by studio emails the night before.
Leave Chicago: 7:00am
Arrive at Columbus Indiana Visitors Center by 11am. (noon EST)
The trip should take 4 hours without stopping.
You are going to this address below:
Columbus Area Visitors Center
506 Fifth Street, Columbus, Indiana 47201
800.468.6564 / 812.378.2622
map and directions link (from Crown Hall):
Arrive in parking lot and meetup with professors in groups of 15+- max. **
Professors will spread out as docents at the following buildings, but you are welcome to tour other buildings in the downtown area as you see fit. Map of Columbus, Indiana architectural attractions can be downloaded here (), or you may also purchase one at the Visitors Center for $3.
some of the buildings to visit on 5th street / Washington street (walking):
St. Peters Lutheran Church
Gunnar Birkerts, 1988
First Christian Church
Eliel Saarinen, 1942
Eero Saarinen, 1942
Roche Dinkaloo, 1983
Columbus Post Office
Roche Dinkaloo, 1970
Koetter Kim & Associates
buildings to visit off of 5th street: (drive to)
North Christian Church
Eero Saarinen, 1964
Myron Goldsmith, SOM, 1971
First Baptist Church
Harry Weese, 1965
Meet back at Visitor Center at 3:00pm (4:00pm EST) to leave for project site.
Arrive at studio project-site by 3:30pm (4:30 EST)
Site: Location within 30 minutes of Columbus – exact location TBD.
Leave project site at dark – 5:30pm +/- (6:30 EST).
For those interested in staying over Friday night at a Monastery, please see Charles Braucher and let him know. This group will travel to Ferdinand at5:30pm, arriving at 7:30pm (8:30 EST).
Sisters of St Benedict
Monastery Immaculate Conception
802 East 10th Street
Ferdinand Indiana, 47532
Tour of the Monastery will be complete around noon on Saturday, and at that point whoever is interested can travel to New Harmony, Indiana. The drive back to Chicago from Ferdinand is estimated to be 5 ½ – 6 hours.