Department of Parks
Famed Architect’s Son to Speak at Architecture Conference at Lake Barkley
CADIZ, Ky. – Lake Barkley State Resort Park will host an architectural conference June 8-9, featuring the son of the renowned architect who designed the lodge – Edward Durell Stone.
Hicks Stone, who is also an architect, will speak about his father on the evening of June 9, at the Central Kentucky Chapter of the American Institute of Architects summer conference. Hicks Stone has written a biography about his father called “Edward Durell Stone: A Son's Untold Story of a Legendary Architect.”
Edward Durell Stone was the architect of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Lake Barkley lodge.
Hicks Stone has restored and renovated a number of his father’s significant projects. He is currently involved in the restoration and modernization of his father’s State University of New York, Albany campus. He has lectured extensively on his father’s life and career.
Hicks Stone’s dinner address is open to the public. Tickets are $50 a person. (The cost is $35 for CKC/AIA members) He will also have his book available for purchase and will be signing the book after his remarks. Hicks Stone is founder and principal of Stone Architecture LLC, located in New York and Roxbury, Conn. The dinner starts at 6 p.m.
To make reservations for dinner, send an email to: Steve Goldstein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lake Barkley State Resort Park is the largest state resort park in Kentucky and features a lodge, cottages, the Windows on the Water Restaurant, a seasonal campground, 18-hole golf course, fitness center with indoor pool, marina, fishing, tennis courts, hiking trails, gift shop, and recreational and nature programming. The park is located at 3500 State Park Road in Cadiz. From Interstate 24, take the Highway 68 exit west toward Cadiz.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 50 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov