The Life and Architecture of Albert Kahn

Join us at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Tuesday, September 19 at 7 to 8:30 p.m. as Professor Michael Farrell discusses the life of work of architecture Albert Kahn.

Albert Kahn was a supreme designer of factories which made him an international figure in the world of architecture. In the Detroit area we know Kahn as more than just a practical architect. He is a poetic designer of homes, commercial and religious structures, private clubs and town halls. Professor Michael Farrell will give an illustrated lecture that will examine the full range of Kahn’s work here and elsewhere. Michael Farrell has been a professor of art history. He has taught at Central Michigan University, the College for Creative Studies, and was adjunct education curator at the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Detroit Historical Museum. Registration is required and open to those with a Rochester Hills Public library card.

To register, go to or call 248-656-2900. The library’s website  has information on how to register for a card and access all of the library’s services.

The Rochester Hills Public Library is located in downtown Rochester two blocks east of Main Street off of University Drive on Olde Towne Road. For more information, call 248-650-7124.

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