017-019 Itinerary for Cooper Hewitt design study group visit to Columbus

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017-019 Itinerary for Cooper Hewitt design study group visit to Columbus

Description

A detailed itinerary and participant list for a group visit by designers and museum stakeholders to Columbus in October 2000.

Date

10/12/2000

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Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

C0001_Ia_B01_f01_017-019

Coverage

301 Washington Street (Columbus, Ind.)

Is Part Of

301 Washington Street Collection (C0001), Series I. Subseries a., Box 1 Folder 1, Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives, BCPL Archives, Bartholomew County Public Library, Columbus, IN; 301 Washington Street: Cornerstone of Columbus, Indiana (digital collection).

Bibliographic Citation

Itinerary for Cooper Hewitt design study group visit to Columbus, 10/12/2000, 1/1, 301 Washington Street Collection (C0001), Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives, BCPL Archives, Bartholomew County Public Library, Columbus, IN.

Provenance

Bartholomew County Public Library

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Text

Three-page typewritten document
Typewritten text (sheet 1):
COOPER HEWITT DESIGN STUDY GROUP VISIT TO COLUMBUS
OCTOBER 12-14, 2000
ITINERARY
Thursday, October 12
Participants fly to Indianapolis International Airport in the afternoon
Bus/Limos bring group to Columbus
Late afternoon check-in at Columbus Inn
6:00 p.m. Arrive at Irwin Home for tour and reception.
Greeted by WIM [Will I. Miller] and SK [Sarla Kalsi].
WIM will give tour (as given during the Historical Society Home tour).
(Violin trio will play during tour and reception in the Music Room.)
6:30 p.m. Welcome by WIM and Donald Albrecht in the Library. Albrecht is the Curator of The Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard exhibit and is the study tour leader.
Gethin Thomas and his staff will serve bite size hors d'oeuvres and a glass of wine from silver trays.
7:00 p.m. Walk two blocks to the Irwin Union Arcade where dinner will be served by Gethin Thomas and his staff.
Friday, October 13
8:00 a.m. Breakfast at the Columbus Inn.
8:30 a.m. Walking tour of downtown Columbus architecture.
(Joyce Orwin from the Visitors Center will have a wheelchair at the ready if needed by Mr. Marcus.)
10:30 a.m. Tour of lMCo office at 301 Washington Street led by WDC [William D. Chambers]. Refreshments prepared by CFG will be served in the second floor dining room.
11:30 a.m. Group boards Visitors Center bus for a tour of Columbus architecture.
1:00 p.m. Picnic lunch at Mill Race Park.

Typewritten text (sheet 2):
Page 2
Friday, October 13 (Continued)
2:15 p.m. Board bus for tour of Cummins Engine Company main engine plant.
3:00 p.m. Board caravan of Dodge trucks powered by Cummins diesel engines for trip to Cummins Midrange Engine Plant at Walesboro.
4:00 p.m. Return to the Columbus lnn for break in preparation for dinner.
5:30 P.M. Cocktails in the lobby of the Cummins Engine Company corporate Headquarters building. (Jazz trio to play by Exploded Engine.)
6:30 p.m. Dinner in the Cummins Corporate Headquarters Board Dining Room. (Solo guitar to play during dinner.)
Saturday, October 14
8:00 a.m. Breakfast at the Columbus Inn.
8:30 a.m. Bus tour of Columbus architecture.
10:00 a.m. Group arrives at 2760.
10:05 a.m. Tour of 2760 interior.
10:30 a.m. Design discussion.
11:30 a.m Tour of 2760 gardens and grounds conducted by Jim Sheam.
12:00 p.m Group leaves 2760 for lunch on the grounds at North Christian Church (or at the Visitors Center in the event of inclement weather).
2:30 p.m. Bus/limos leave for Indianapolis international Airport.

Typewritten Text (sheet 3):
COOPER HEWITT DESIGN STUDY GROUP VISIT TO COLUMBUS
OCTOBER 12-14, 2000
PARTICIPANTS
Name Business/Occupation Address
Allen, D. D. Pierce + Allen NYC
(an architectural design firm——they work with Hollywood clients such as Gwyneth Paltro, Matt Damon, etc.)
Barenholtz, Joan Interior designer NYC
Bisenius, Sheila Design patron NYC
(On the Board of NYC ’s Design Trust for Public Spaces)
Brooke, Ann Landscape designer Nyack, NY
Drummond, Scott Landor Associates San Francisco, CA
(Landor is an advertising firm)
Feng, Han Fashion designer
Bamhart-Hoffman, Julie Steelcase Grand Rapids, Ml
Rozema, James “
Thorman, Diana “
Young, Rob “
(Lead designers of chairs for Steelcase)
Manheimer, Robert & Virginia (“Upper category" museum subscribers) NYC
Marcus, Stanley & Linda Neiman Marcus Dallas, TX
McKay, Stephen Lighting designer NYC
(A good friend of Pierce and Allen who also has many Hollywood clients)
Owens, Kevin Playworld Systems Lewisburg, PA
(Largest designers of playground equipment in world—an “enlightened” company according to Dorothy)
Pierce, Michael Pierce + Allen NYC
(an architectural design firm—they work with Hollywood clients such as Gwyneth Paltro, Matt Damon, etc.)
Roesler, David Hallmark Leawood, KS
Walther, Arthur Goldman Sachs NYC
Woodner, Andrea Head of Design Trust for Public Spaces for NYC NYC
Staff
Albrecht, Donald Cooper Hewitt NYC
Dunn, Dorothy Cooper Hewitt NYC

Citation

“017-019 Itinerary for Cooper Hewitt design study group visit to Columbus ,” BCPL Archives, accessed November 20, 2019, https://bcplarchives.omeka.net/items/show/15.