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Friday, June 15, 2012
Saturday: Chicago Center for Green Technology celebrates 10 years; Kevin Harrington on Mies, Hilberseimer and Caldwell at Lafayette Park
This Saturday, June 16th, the Chicago Center for Green Technology marks its 10th anniversary with an all-day celebration featuring food, games, a raffle, a dunk tank and a Build Smart Expo with 40 product and service vendors. It all takes place at the CCGT, 445 North Sacramento. Check out more about Saturday's event, and the CCGT's ongoing mission of promoting and advancing "sustainable homes, workplaces and communities . . . through Green Tech U seminars, guided and self-guided tours, the Green Building Resource Center, and more, here.
Also on Saturday, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. down at Crown Hall on the IIT campus, 3360 South State, Kevin Harrington will be discussing Figure and Pattern -Mies, Hilberseimer and Caldwell at Lafayette Park, a talk held in conjunction with the Crown Hall exhibition, Lafayette Park: The Settlement Shape - running through July 27 - on the pioneering Detroit urban renewal project that is still thriving today.