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Skyline Social
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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About Us


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 legacy.


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.


Past Events


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 Facebook.


Trivia Night
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 Facebook.


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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 Elmore

(left to right) Peter Babian, Barnaby Wauters, Carolyn Ou, Matt Joihnson at the 2014 Skyline Social. Credit: Bob Elmore


Interested in joining the Skyline Council?  Call us at (312) 922-1742









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Chicago, IL 60602-3402
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