Still adding great stuff to the August Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.
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2013 is becoming the year of the Iannellis' rediscovery. Late on Thursday the 8th, at the Cliff
Alfonso Iannelli: Modern by Design, by David Jameson with an introduction by Tim Samuelson. We hope to be writing soon about this marvelous, lavishly illustrated (350+ color plates), but Snap upyour copy now - I'm hearing the first printing is selling briskly.
And while we don't cover architectural tours - there's just too many of them - on Sunday the 18th, the is mounting a South Side Jewish Chicago tour with Herb Eiseman and architect/preservationist Carey Wintergreen, starting in 1847's State Street, site of the Midwest's first synagogue, and heading down to Hyde Park and South Shore. $40.00 for members, $45.00 non-members. Information here.
Chicago Jewish Historical Society
Also on Thursday the 8th, David Bagnall will talk about From Artistic to the Prairie Home: Domestic Interiors of Chicago's Gilded Age, at Fourth Presbyterian's Gratz Center.
We've also added a number of events tied in with the Cultural Center's show Spontaneous Interviews. Add it all up and there's now nearly three dozen great items still to check out on the August Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.