Yes, we survived 2012 and now live to tell the tale of the January 2013 Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events
The year starts out this Thursday, with Friends of Downtown
asking What Do You Love or Hate About Downtown Chicago?
, at the Cultural Center. Then things really start getting in gear the following week, with Michael Williams
and Richard Cahan
, publishers of Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows
at the MCA
on Tuesday the 8th, and a discussion of Historic Preservation
lunchtime Wednesday the 9th at CAF.
As part of the one of largest preservation projects currently underway, Randolph
(Steuben Club) Tower Terra Cotta Restoration
will be discussed at a Landmarks Illinois
lunchtime lecture at the Cultural Center
, Thursday, the 17th.
The don't-miss exhibition Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects
continues at the Art Institute, where curator Karen Kice
will be offering a gallery talk
lunchtime on Tuesday the 15th, and Jeanne Gang
, herself, talk
ing about her firm's recent projects in Fullerton Hall on Thursday, the 17th.
Several organizations demonstrate that the holiday party refuses to go gentle into the new year, with Architecture for Humanity/Chicago
offering up its Holiday Hangover 2013
party at the DIRTT Showroom
on Friday the 11th, while lunchtime Wednesday the 23rd at CAF, Co-Director Katherine Darnstadt
talks about AFH/Chicago's local projects
AIA Chicago offers Larry Kearns
and Neil Sheehan
talk about the Facebook Data Center
and Inspiration Kitchen
on Tuesday the 15th, and CAF
offers Terry Guen
lunchtime on Wednesday the 16th. At it's January 24th breakfast panel, the Urban Land Institute Chicago
considers Chicago: The Next Technology Hub?
As of this writing, there are still tickets available for CAF'
s Sunday, January 27th behind-the-scenes tour of Rafael Viñoly Architects new Center for Care and Discovery
at the University of Chicago.
But wait: there's more! And I'm sure we'll be adding as hangovers subside and people start firing up the mimeographs again - we're still waiting for the Plan and Community Development Commissions to post their meeting schedule for the New Year. Already, however, there are already nearly three dozen great items, so check it all out on the January 2013 Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events
the "link" to your Calendar doesn't work-
it's missing the "L" in Lynnebecker
Ah, the dangers of rushing things through without double-checking. Link corrected - thanks, Randall!
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