Submitted by the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society
Local Legends 2012
John Bryan interviewed by Bill Kurtis
Saturday October 27, 2012 4:00 pm
Lake Forest High School Raymond Moore Auditorium
Meet the man behind Lake Bluff’s Crab Tree Farm. From Millennium Park to Orchestra Hall to the Farnsworth House, John H. Bryan’s dedication to culture and preservation is revealed throughout Chicago’s landscape. The retired CEO of Sara Lee, Mr. Bryan’s business acumen has propelled him to the world stage through the World Economic Forum and NATO. His prestigious American and English Arts and Crafts collection, housed locally at Crab Tree Farm, attracts admirers from far and wide. Discover the story of this modern-day Renaissance man.
Bill Kurtis, an icon in the world of journalism, will interview Mr. Bryan about his life, his work and his collections.
Tickert are $50 and may be purchased by visiting www.lflbhistory.org or calling 847-234-5253.
Related events: Tour of Crab Tree Farm on October 6th and a LEGO Experience on October 20th.