About

Kevin Rose is an architectural historian for The Turner Foundation in Springfield, Ohio, specializing in the history of the local built environment and the interpretation of architecture to the public. Through his work at the Foundation, he gives lectures and tours on history and architecture topics throughout the Midwest. He has researched and developed over forty walking and bicycle tours, with topics ranging from early-Victorian neighborhoods to modern architectural landmarks of the 1970s. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Wittenberg University and a Master of Arts in Interpretive Studies at the University of Leicester in England. He is a founder of the Summer Tour Series, Westcott Center for Architecture + Design, Friends of the Hartman Rock Garden, and Lillian Gish Film Festival. In 2016, Kevin was elected as the president of the Victorian Society in America's national board. In addition, Kevin serves on the state board of Heritage Ohio and Ohio Humanities, as well as the board of WYSO Public Radio. In his free time, Kevin and his wife Marta Wojcik enjoy restoring their 1881-2 Stick-Eastlake style house in Springfield's South Fountain Historic District.

 

 

The whole family taking a moment to relax at the Westcott House.

 

 

Contact Kevin

Kevin Rose

The Turner Foundation

4 West Main Street, Suite 800

Springfield, Ohio 45502

 

krose @ hmturnerfoundation.org