‘Frank Lloyd Wright On The West Coast’ by Mark Anthony Wilson

A CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) East Bay Oakland Chapter Event

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
From 5:45 pm
Location: Scott’s Seafood Restaurant, Jack London Square, #2 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607


  • CSI or AIA East Bay Members: $35 ($20 for CSI EBO members)
  • Other Guests with RSVP: $45 ($50 at the door)
  • Students: FREE.

No shows will be billed $50. Credit cards accepted

RSVP to wholmen@aol.com
or 925-283-0866 with entrée choice:

1. Mixed Seafood Grill (Mahi Mahi,Salmon & Prawns) or;
2. Parmesan Crusted Chicken or;
3. Sunflower Puff Pastry (Vegetarian)

Mark Anthony Wilson is an architectural historian who has written and lectured about Bernard Maybeck, and Julia Morgan, for over 35 years. He holds a BA in History from UC Berkeley, and an MA in History and Media from Cal State University East Bay. He teaches art history at Santa Rosa Community College, and created a course on Julia Morgan, and one on Bernard Maybeck, for UC Berkeley Extension. Mr. Wilson was a lecturer for the National Trust’s Historic Real Estate Program in cities throughout the United States, and wrote a weekly column on architecture for the Knight-Ridder chain of newspapers in the East Bay for eight years. His feature articles on architecture, history, and travel have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury, Sacramento Bee, Christian Science Monitor, and USA Today, among others. His previous book was “Julia Morgan: Architect of Beauty”, and “Bernard Maybeck: Architect of Elegance”, his fourth book on California architecture.

His fifth book “Frank Lloyd Wright on the West Coast”, was released in September of 2014. Mr. Wilson and his photographer, Joel Puliatti, will be available to sign their three books, which may be purchased for a discount at the meeting (cash or checks only). Total costs, including sales tax, will be: Wright…$45.; Morgan…$35.; and  Maybeck…$55.

Program Agenda:

  • Tabletops and networking start at 5:45 pm
  • Dinner at 6:30 pm; followed by program at 7:15 pm.
  • Book signing follows program.

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