Irving J. Gill Foundation Announces:
Modern Architecture
Symposium & Celebrations
Irving J. Gill: Transitioning to Modern 

April 26, 2018

4 Events in 1

Symposium – Irving J. Gill: Transitioning to Modern
Three scholars will examine the architecture, landscape, and clients of Irving J. Gill from 1905–1911, a time when he invents his high style, resulting in Gill becoming one of America’s earliest and most significant innovators of Modern Architecture. Our speakers include Sarai Johnson, architectural and cultural historian; Vonn Marie May, landscape historian; and James B. Guthrie, AIA, Gill Foundation president, founder, and Gill historian. 

148th Birthday Celebration
Born on April 26, 1870, in Tully, NY, help celebrate Irving J.Gill’s 148th Birthday with the Gill Foundation and fellow attendees.

Maybeck Award Celebration
Sponsored by the Irving J. Gill Foundation, Gill is the first California architect to posthumously receive the prestigious Maybeck Award for outstanding lifelong achievement in architectural design from the American Institute of Architects California Council. Join the Gill Foundation in a celebration of this great honor.

Tour – Transitioning to Modern in Uptown
Attendees of the Symposium and Celebrations will receive a special guide for self-guided tours with a focus on San Diego’s Uptown neighborhood’s. Gill designed many of his Transitional and his first Modern buildings here. Attendees will also receive a 50% discount on tours of the Marston House and Gardens given by Save Our Heritage Organisation. 

Date and Time:
Thu, April 26, 2018
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM PDT

First Unitarian Universalist Church
4190 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92103

Ticket Registration: Symposium and Celebrations Tickets

Event Sponsors


The Arcadia Group_450h


Johnson &Johnson_450w

Vonn Marie May_600w

Jan G Klauber_600w

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