Saturday, September 20
7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Chicago Board of Trade
141 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
Over 200 guests joined the party in the elegant Art Deco
lobby of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The Skyline Social was the
first public event held at the CBOT. Guests enjoyed an evening of
beer, wine and tasty hors d’oeuvres, a tour of the bank vault, musical entertainment, and
mingling with friends and colleagues. Thank you to all our generous guests and sponsors. The proceeds from this event support Landmarks Illinois’ historic preservation programs.
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The Skyline Council, a new
initiative of Landmarks Illinois, engages a broad audience of young
professionals in the celebration of the region’s singular architectural
The Council’s enthusiastic membership draws on expertise in diverse
fields, including visual arts, preservation, architecture, conservation,
law, marketing, and public relations.
Dedicating their energy and enthusiasm
to the promotion of the city’s rich tradition of arts and architecture, the
Skyline Council enhances the work of Landmarks Illinois with independent
programming and promotional initiatives throughout the year.
Proceeds from these events
support Landmarks Illinois’ programs.
Historic Pub Crawl
Friday, June 13
The Skyline Council hosted a sold-out guided tour of four historic bars in
the Printer’s Row neighborhood. Attendees enjoyed a night of history, beer,
and fun. Find tour photos on
Thursday, January 30
Another sell-out year for our Skyline Council Trivia Night. Members and
friends enjoyed five challenging rounds of trivia. The three winning teams
took home some great prizes. View photos on
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(left to right) Lynda Dossey, Suzanna Craib-Cox, and Mary
Brush in the Chicago Board of Trade Building vault. Credit: Bob Elmore
Skyline Council Chairperson Erika Fabisch and Vice Chair
Chris Enck. Credit: Bob Elmore
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Keith Goad and Paul Grunwald at the 2014 Skyline Social.
Credit: Bob Elmore
Art Deco lobby, Board of Trade Building, 141 W. Jackson
Blvd., Chicago (1930; arch. Holabird & Root.) Credit: Bob Elmore
LI Board Member Krista Gnatt and Joe Gnatt in front of
the vault door at the Chicago Board of Trade Building. Credit: Bob
(left to right) Peter Babian, Barnaby Wauters, Carolyn Ou,
Matt Joihnson at the 2014 Skyline Social. Credit: Bob Elmore