Thursday, February 02, 2012

Tigerman's rêverie, CAF's Casino, Uhlir's Netsch, Yolande Daniels,Ragdale, the Monroe, Roosevelt's Vertical Dorm, and more - it's the February calendar!

 OK, I'm sure I'm going to find more stuff to add, but even now, we've got nearly 40 great items on the February 2012 of Chicago Architectural Events.

Today, Thursday the 2nd, there's a discussion of the new Target at Louis Sullivan's former Carson Pirie Scott store for Friends of Downtown at the Cultural Center, and the opening reception for the new Stanley Tigerman exhibition, Ceci n’est pas une rêverie, at the Graham, where Tigerman, himself delivers a lecture, Displacement, on Wednesday the 15th.

Monday, the 6th, Studio SUMO's Yolande Daniels is at the Art Institute, on the 7th Emmanuel Pratt is at the Cultural Center for Archeworks.  There's a program of short films, All Tomorrow's Cities, at Gallery 400 on Monday the 13th, while the 15th, Tom Lassin of Holabird and Root talks about his firm's recent renovation of the historic Monroe Building, lunchtime at CAF,  where the next Wednesday the 22nd, Christopher of Groesbec of VOA discusses the new Roosevelt Vertical Dorm.  On Tuesday the 28th, CAF is offering up the latest edition of its Chicago Debates - Beating the Odds: Designing a Casino for Chicago - Lakeside Resort or Bling Bingo in a Box - at the Chicago Theater, with an all-star panel including the Reader's Toni Preckwinkle, Mick Dumke, plus Jerry Roper, Dennis Judd, John Norquist, Kimbal Goluska and moderator Edward Lifson.

February closes on Wednesday the 29th, with the inaugural event in a new Walter Netsch Lecture Series 2012 sponsored by Friends of the Parks with Millennium Park Executive Director Ed Uhlir discussing The Legacy of Walter Netsch.

And this week is the last chance to catch the don't-miss exhibition Bertrand Goldberg:Reflections at the Arts Club of Chicago.  February 8th is the final day.

We've only scratched the surface.  Check out all the great items on the February 2012 Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.

1 comment:

Paul Kulon said...

thanks so much for putting this together lynn! what a great resource- i will be sure to attend a few of these