Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Thorne, Wheeler and Uhlir at CAC, Roszak at Prarie Avenue Bookshop - Two additions to May Calendar

Two late additions to the May architectural calendar:

Saturday, May 19th, 3:00 P.M. - Architect Tom Roszak will be at the Prairie Avenue Bookshop, 418 South Wabash, to talk about and sign copies of his new book, Glass House: A Family Home, a monograph on the 5,500 square foot glass house he built for his own family.

Wednesday, May 23rd, 6:30 P.M. - The Chicago Architectural Club will sponsor a panel discussion, public works/community initiative, featuring Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker Prize, Beth White, Director, Chicago Area Office, the Trust for Public Land, Kathy Dickhut, City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development, Dan Wheeler, interim director of School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago, Ed Uhlir, Executive Director, Millennium Park and Keith Privett, Chicago Department of Transportation, at Acme Art Works, 1741 North Western.

This coming Friday, May 18th, will mark the opening of the CAC exhibition Envisioning the Bloomingdale also at Acme Art Works, 1741 North Western, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. which presents ideas for the Bloomingdale Trail, a proposed park to be built along an unused railroad viaduct north of North avenue from Central Park to the river. The exhibition will run through Sunday, June 3rd, Thursdays through Sundays, noon to 5:00 P.M.

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