The Heart of Downtown Davenport: Architectural Styles and Stories
Join architectural historian and guide, Ellen Shapley, for this informative and fun tour. Meet and greet the old, the new, and the rehabbed on a walkabout through this outdoor gallery of architectural designs. Learn about the two centuries of artistic and historical trends that influenced the local and world-renowned architects who shaped our cities and our sense of place. And, finally, be amazed at all the creative details you've probably never noticed.
This event will start at The Library | Main. Please meet inside the building near the hold shelf. The walking tour will run for about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Please wear appropriate attire: comfortable shoes and clothing.
This program is offered in partnership with the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library and the City of Davenport's Historic Preservation Commission.
- Monday, August 7, 2023
- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
An architectural aside about The Library | Main is that it was designed by Edward Durell Stone in 1968 in Mid-Century Modern style.