Our Partners

Our partners in preservation
and community growth

Emil Bach House partners with organizations who share our passion for preservation, our respect for the work of Frank Lloyd Wright and our support for the community in which our roots lie.
We invite you to get to know them.

Frank Lloyd
Wright Trust

The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to engage, educate and inspire the public through architecture, design and the legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright, and to preserve the Trust’s historic sites and collections.

Sites of the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust are preserved with support from private donations, and grants from local, state and national foundations and agencies, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

We are honored to partner with this esteemed organization for the programs of Emil Bach House.

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Gunny Harboe
Restoration Architect of Emil Bach House

Harboe Architects, PC was started in March 2006 by T. Gunny Harboe, AIA. Previous to starting his own firm, Mr. Harboe spent over seventeen years at McClier (which became Austin/AECOM) where he gained a national reputation for his dedication to preservation ideals along with his ability to find appropriate solutions to overcome technical challenges related to preserving our cultural heritage. Key Harboe Architect staff members, Bob Score, AIA, and Mark Kasprzyk worked with Mr. Harboe for a number of years before joining him in the new firm. Their restoration work has been recognized with over two dozen awards, including several awards from the National AIA, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. They have completed significant restoration projects on over a half dozen National Historic Landmarks as well as numerous other local landmarks and National Register Properties.


Art Institute
Steward of the EBH Stained Glass Window

The Art Institute of Chicago collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public and in accordance with our profession’s highest ethical standards and practices.

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National Register of
Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation’s historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service’s National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America’s historic and archeological resources.

Emil Bach House was entered into the National Register of Historic Places on January 23, 1979.



ShopWright serves as a resource for unique Emil Bach House gifts and event accessories.

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Rogers Park/
West Ridge

Historical Society

The Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society collects, preserves and shares the story of the diverse community of Chicago’s far north side. Established in 1975 by local residents who believed their part of Chicago was a place with much to celebrate, the Society today serves the community through its publications, architectural tours, and various educational and outreach efforts.



Rogers Park Business Alliance cultivates and sustains a thriving economic environment in Rogers Park, serving businesses and residents.


Lang House

Lang House is Rogers Park’s impressive bed and breakfast and small private reception home, located next door to Emil Bach House. Whether you’re in town for pleasure or business, they look forward to you being their guest, again and again. They are located at 7421 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60626.

Lang House offers the finest in lodging, and can also accommodate small groups for private receptions or catered events of up to 80 people in an elegant, restored Foursquare mansion, built in 1919. Sophisticated, charming surroundings and gracious hospitality await you.