Virtually Tour Crab Tree Farm with the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
Toomey & Co. Auctioneers invites you to explore the Harvey Ellis Bungalow at Crab Tree Farm in Lake Bluff, Illinois through a virtual tour on Saturday, August 22 at 4 PM EDT. We are proud to sponsor this member-exclusive program in support of our friends at the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms in Parsippany, New Jersey.
Crab Tree Farm Virtual Tour
Saturday, August 22 | 4PM EDT
The extraordinary Harvey Ellis Bungalow is located on the grounds of the privately owned Crab Tree Farm in Lake Bluff, Illinois. On the virtual tour, you will have an opportunity to explore this remarkable structure, which was constructed using Ellis’ original designs — published in a December 1903 article in Gustav Stickley’s The Craftsman — as well as the bungalow’s exemplary period interiors. An early 20th century dairy farm in Lake Bluff, Illinois, Crab Tree Farm’s original buildings, which were designed by noted Chicago architect Solon Spencer Beman, have undergone extensive renovation and display collections of furniture and decorative arts from the American and English Arts & Crafts Movements as well as contemporary furniture.
This program is FREE with RSVP to Members of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms.
Join the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
If you are not a member of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, you may join today and make a free reservation to attend the virtual tour of the Harvey Ellis Bungalow at Crab Tree Farm on Saturday, August 22 at 4 PM EDT. When you become a new member and RSVP, the Museum’s Trustees will match your membership dollar for dollar. As a new member you will be able to attend all members-only programs and feel good knowing your contribution will have twice the impact in benefitting the Stickley Museum.
About Craftsman Farms
Craftsman Farms in Parsippany, New Jersey was established by Gustav Stickley in the early 20th century. Best known for his Craftsman aesthetic, Stickley style prized fine craftsmanship, especially labor done by hand, an appreciation for natural materials, and, most of all, the presentation of the family home as a sanctuary. A National Historic Landmark, the property is known today as the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, which is dedicated to preserving and sharing Stickley’s legacy.