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Thursday, September 26 | 6pm

Presented by Lancaster architect and author, Gregory Scott. FAIA


One built an empire with a kiss! The other designed his dream! Friends for Life. The Untold Story of Milton S. Hershey and his architect C. Emlen Urban: two men from humble beginnings, both with academic struggles, both with ambition and dreams! 


Gregg has done extensive research into the fascinating life of Lancaster architect C. Emlen Urban.  He serves as a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and is co-founder and partner emeritus of RLPS Architects.  Gregg contributes as architectural columnist and correspondent for LNP Media Group and NBC affiliate WGAL.  He has received awards from the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County—most recently as author of award winning:  “Urban Legend: The Life & Legacy of C. Emlen Urban”.

Past board & community involvement includes Samaritan Counseling Center, Hospice of Lancaster County, United Disabilities Service, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, and Lancaster City Council.


Gregg is also proud to be an Eagle Scout.

Please make a donation

In order to support our ongoing mission of promoting our local history in light of the costs incurred for public programming, we are asking for a suggested donation of $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers.

Please RSVP: to info@hersheyhistory. Kindly add "Urban Meets the Chocolate King" in the subject line and let us know how many will attend. Thank you.

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