Daytime Talk: Creative Reuse of Yesterday's Public Buildings
Obsolete public structures can be found in every Chicago neighborhood. Increasingly, however, these spaces are not being demolished. Architects are assisting in their preservation by re-defining the buildings through creative reuse.
LEGO® Build Workshop: Harold Washington Library
The beauty is in the details! Harold Washington Library's details reference Chicago's history and buildings. We'll decode the Chicago symbols on an interactive site visit, then make the building come alive as a LEGO® creation in our Design Studio.
Design Dialogues: Whose Lakefront is it Anyway?
The Public Trust Doctrine introduced Chicagoans to the notion of an open, public lakefront. While many agree with the doctrine, the past century has been filled with battles over the land. Our panel discusses our lakefront’s past and future.
Press Conference: "The Chicago 7", Chicago's Most Endangered Buildings List
What are Chicago's most endangered buildings? Find out at the unveiling of Preservation Chicago's 15th annual "Chicago 7" list. The list identifies architecturally significant structures that preservationists hope to save from the wrecking ball.
Members Only Travel Program: San Diego, California
Join CAF as we explore San Diego's rich architecture from Spanish Colonial and Victorian buildings to Modern masterpieces such as the Salk Institute. The Pacific coast is calling you!