The Oakwood Historical Society in partnership with the Library is pleased to present another edition of the Far Hills Speaker Series- The Classic Architecture of Oakwood. This program is designed to raise awareness and appreciation of Oakwood’s architecture. We will look at some of Oakwood’s well-preserved homes and public buildings representing the best of 20th Century architecture in America and a brief history behind a few of those residences.
The Classic Architecture of Oakwood is presented by President of the Oakwood Historical Society, Mark W. Risley. Risley has been on the board of The Oakwood Historical Society since 2006. He is past co-chair of the former Oakwood Preservation Trust and has also served on the steering committee for events commemorating the centennial of Dayton’s Great Flood of 1913. He is a retired airline flight operations coordinator, a history advocate and is involved in local independent film production.