Preservation Snapshots Lectures

Original Beauty Revealed

When

Thursday, March 9  – 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Price

Admission: Free

Location

The Auditorium Building, Roosevelt University’s Murray-Green Library, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, 10th Floor, Chicago

About

Edward Torrez, President and Principal of Bauer Latoza Studio, will discuss the exterior restoration of All Saints Episcopal Church, located in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood. Join us to hear how the true original beauty of this 1884 Chicago Landmark–believed to be Chicago’s oldest frame church–was recently uncovered.

Speaker

Edward Torrez, President and Principal of Bauer Latoza Studio
Cosponsor: The Auditorium Theatre

Photo: All Saints Episcopal Church, Chicago

Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America

When

Thursday, April 20 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Price

Admission: Free

Location

AIA Chicago, 35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 250, Chicago

About

Brian Conway and Amy Arnold, editors of the book “Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America,” will discuss Michigan’s contributions to Modernism highlighting the people, buildings and ideas that formed the rich interconnection between Chicago and Michigan as architects and designers searched for ways to meet the challenges of the Modern world. Co-sponsored by AIA Chicago.

Speakers

Brian Conway and Amy Arnold, editors of “Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America”
Cosponsor: AIA Chicago

Photo: The cover of Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America (photo credit: James Haefner; courtsey of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office)

People Saving Places

When

Thursday, May 18 – 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Price

Admission: Free

Location

The Auditorium Building, Roosevelt University’s Murray-Green Library, 430 S. Michigan Avenue, 10th Floor, Chicago

About

Bonnie McDonald, President and CEO of Landmarks Illinois, will discuss LI’s recently announced Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois. Join us during Preservation Month to learn about the threats and possible solutions for some of the Chicagoland sites that made the list.

Speaker

Bonnie McDonald, President and CEO of Landmarks Illinois
Cosponsor: The Auditorium Theatre

Photo: Bonnie McDonald (credit: Simon Edelman)

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