Tour, Weekend Getaway
Study Tour + Glass House Schlumberger Building designed by Philip Johnson (1951-52)
6:00pm – 10:15pm
Glass House Visitor Center, 199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 08640Register
The Glass House
Visit two important early examples of mid-century architecture designed by Philip Johnson on a one-day study tour of the Glass House (1949) and the Schlumberger Research Center Administration Building (1951-52), recently renovated by Craig Bassam and Scott Fellows to serve as the headquarters of their firm, BassamFellows.
Tickets for this program include tours of both sites, shuttle transportation between sites, and light refreshments.
Archtober does not provide any transportation to this partner location or any of their events. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation.
Note that tickets are required for admission to the house, and access to the site is via tour only.
By train: Take the Metro North New Haven Line from Grand Central Terminal to the New Canaan train station. The Visitor Center is located across the street from the New Canaan train station. Please note that you may need to transfer trains in Stamford, CT to the New Canaan extension line during off-peak hours.
By car: Hutchinson River Parkway North to Merritt Parkway CT Rt. 15 North toward New Haven. Exit 37 (New Canaan, Darien, Rt. 124). Turn left onto South Avenue (Rt. 124) and proceed two miles to the New Canaan town center. Turn left onto Elm Street. The Visitor Center is located at 199 Elm Street. Alternatively, you can take I-95 North to Exit 11 (Darien / Rowayton). Turn left onto Boston Post Rd / Rt. 1. Turn left onto Mansfield Avenue and proceed five miles north to the New Canaan town center. (Please note that Mansfield Avenue becomes South Avenue upon entering New Canaan). Turn left onto Elm Street. The Visitor Center is located at 199 Elm Street. Approximately one hour by car from NYC.