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Join West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel as he reviews books from all walks of literature.

Architecture of Barry Byrne: Taking the Prairie School to Europe

Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan left lasting architectural imprints on West Lafayette.  Their student & colleague architect Barry Byrne took their iconic Midwestern prairie architecture to a European audience and perhaps did his mentors “one better”, for Byrne’s influence on modernizing church architecture in both Europe and North America re-imagined the architecture of the Catholic churches he designed.