Architect Talk: The Boundary-Breaking Designs of Jeanne Gang
Don’t miss this signature lecture with internationally renowned architect Jeanne Gang, founding principal of Studio Gang. In more than 20 years of practice, Studio Gang has pushed the envelope to create stunning buildings and landscapes that strengthen…
“My Neighborhood, My Story” Virtual Tour with Rhymefest
Exclusively for CAC members • Join hip-hop artist, community organizer, teacher and writer Che “Rhymefest” Kweku on a virtual tour to places that changed the course of his life and career, in Chicago’s Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods.
“My Neighborhood, My Story” Virtual Tour with Robert Loerzel
Exclusively for CAC members • ”Walking Chicago” author, freelance journalist and photographer Robert Loerzel shares some of his favorite buildings and places in Edgewater and Rogers Park during this virtual tour.
Chicago’s Central Park Theater and the Dawn of a New Era
Take a virtual tour of the former Central Park Theater in North Lawndale, a 1917 movie palace that marked the start of a fruitful partnership between architects Rapp and Rapp and theater corporation Balaban and Katz.
“My Neighborhood, My Story” Virtual Tour with Carol Ross Barney
Exclusively for CAC members • Hear fascinating stories about the multi-year, award-winning Chicago Riverwalk project, from two women who worked together to bring it to fruition: architect Carol Ross Barney and CAC docent Michelle Woods.
Book Talk: “Evanston’s Design Heritage: Architects, Designers and Planners”
Join OHC 2020 community partner Design Evanston for a look at its new book, "Evanston’s Design Heritage," featuring 127 notable architects, designers, landscape architects and planners who lived or worked in the suburb since its founding in 1863.
“My Neighborhood, My Story” Virtual Tour with Lin Brehmer
Exclusively for CAC members • 93XRT radio host Lin Brehmer stops at sites of significance in the history of rock music in downtown Chicago on this virtual tour.
Changing the Narrative: African Americans in Evanston
Learn about recent efforts by the City of Evanston to recognize sites and buildings that speak to the role African Americans played in shaping the suburb. This conversation is co-convened by the Evanston History Center, an OHC 2020 community partner.