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landmarks illinois upcoming events & programs

January 20, 2020

OSCAR STANTON DE PRIEST BUILDING RESTORATION PROJECT CELEBRATION

Landmarks Illinois will celebrate the completion of a major restoration project the Oscar Stanton De Priest Apartment Building in Bronzeville at a community event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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January 22, 2020

Preservation Snapshots Lecture: WHY OLD PLACES MATTER

Tom Mayes, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, explores the reason why we save historic places – the basis of his recent book, “Why Old Places Matter.”

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January 28 & 29, 2020

Two Nights of Trivia

Skyline Council hosts its popular trivia night events at Revolution Brewing Brewpub in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood.

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January 31, 2020

LANDMARKS ILLINOIS & IMI ANNUAL PROGRAM RESTORATION CONSIDERATIONS OF INTERIOR TILE, MOSAICS & ORNAMENTAL PLASTERING

Landmarks Illinois stakeholders, preservationists, architects, owners, developers, general contractors and BAC Signatory Contractors are welcome to attend this free, one-day seminar focused on tile, mosaic and interior ornamental plastering restoration.

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February 18, 2020

RECOVERING THE LOST SOUTH SIDE: AUTHORS LEE BEY AND DON HAYNER IN CONVERSATION

Landmarks Illinois cosponsors this lecture with the Black Metropolis Research Consortium, Chicago Collections Consortium, Chicago Public Library, Landmarks Illinois and Northwestern University PressChicago authors Lee Bey and Don Hayner present their recent books highlighting the overlooked architecture and history of Chicago’s South Side.

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March 5, 2020

2020 Legendary Landmarks Celebration

LI will honor Timuel D. Black Jr., Joseph P.  Gromacki and The Walsh Group at its annual fundraiser. Reservations coming soon.

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other upcoming events & programs

January 29 + February 9, 2020

Farnsworth House ArchiTea

On January 29th, Stacy Hand will enlighten you on some of the truly great female mid-century designers. On February 9th, RJA Design will teach you to entertain like it’s 1954. Afterwards, Belladonna Tea & Coffee will provide updated savories, classic hot teas, and spike-able party punch!

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February 7, 2020

 Women in the Built World Symposium

A day of networking and education exploring a variety of topics: Holistic Approach to Life and Work; Changing Diversity Perceptions; Building Envelope Design; Durable Masonry Facades; Limiting Burnout, and more. Presented by Women in Restoration & Engineering (WiRE)

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February 11, 2020

The First Chicago Landmarks – 1960

An illustrated lecture that will take a look at the original 38 buildings identified as architecturally significant in 1960 and what became of them. Presented by Glessner House.

 

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February 23, 2020

Black Chicago Aspires for Residential Security: Battling the Restrictive Covenant, 1927-1948

A presentation given by Dr. Christopher R. Reed on the impacts of the “Colored Restriction Agreement.” This event, held in recognition of Black History Month, is sponsored by Glessner House, Friends of Historic Second Church, Second Presbyterian Church, and Quinn Chapel.

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April 6, 2020

SAVE THE DATE: ROSENWALD PARK CAMPAIGN FRIEND RAISING EVENT IN CHICAGO

The Rosenwald Park Campaign is sponsoring a friend raising event in Chicago FOM 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the offices of Baker McKenzie. Attendance at this free event is limited. Further details will be announced soon.

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