As of this writing, there were still tickets ($15.00) for a panel on Architecture, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., at the Chicago History Museum featuring Gordon Gill, Jeanne Gang, the Trib's Blair Kamin, plus Andrew Kotchen, Matt Berman and photographer Scott Frances. It's a part of Chicago Ideas Week, which includes such other attractions as Bill Clinton on Tuesday, and a tour of Millennium Park with former Mayor Richard M. Daley (sold out).
On Wednesday, there's a all-day conference, GreenTown - the Future of Community, at Unity Temple in Oak Park, and on Tuesday, the 25th, Archeworks has added a lecture by Erika Allen of Growing Power Chicago, Closing the Loop: Planning and Implementation of Community Food Systems, at Access Living.
Also this week, Chicago Women in Architecture have a reception with Jeanne Gang on Tuesday, and a Wednesday logjam includes The City as Campus author Sharon Haar at CAF, architect Stanley Allen at IIT, and Kevin Harrington discussing H.H. Richardson at the Glessner House Museum. On Thursday, Carolyn Armenta Davis talks about Designing for the 21st Century: Germany's Black Architects, at the Goethe Institut. Friday brings MAS Context: Analog, and Saturday and Sunday, the spectacular openhousechicago, with behind-the-scenes of over a hundred Chicago building.