A debate on the future of Bertrand Goldberg
's iconic Prentice Hospital
at Dick's Last Resort, Marina City, tonight, Tuesday, June 14th, is already sold out, but tomorrow, Wednesday, June 15th, there will be a rally in support of saving Prentice
, which Northwestern wants to destroy for a vacant lot. The rally is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the corner of McClurg and Huron.
Please be in position at 10:45 a.m.
Wear your Save Prentice T-shirt
and bring signs showing support
There's a post on Skyscraperpage.com
claiming that, despite promising not to, Northwestern has already applied for a demolition permit.
If you don't have tickets for tonight's debate, there's also designer Jonathan Olivares
at the Graham
, and Camilo Jose Vergara
at the Field
. Wednesday, the 15th, Murphy/Jahn
's new Mansueto Library
at the U of C is the topic at CAF
lunchtime, with Archework
's Design Riot: Rise Up for Good Design
fundraiser at the Haymarket Pub & Brewery that evening.
On Thursday the 16th the winners of Chicago Architectural Club's McCormick Place REDUX competition
will be discussed at lunchtime at the Cultural Center for Landmarks Illinois
. At the Cultural Center on Friday, Donald J. Terras
will be discussing Lighthouses of Chicago Harbor
, while on Saturday, Carolyn Armenta Davis
will be discussing The Art of Architecture: 21st Century African|Black Diaspora
at the Evanston Main Library
There are still dozens of great items this month, so check out the June Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events
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