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The 2017 Chicago Architecture Foundation Gala, No Small Plans, will take place on Thursday, April 6, at Morgan MFG in the West Loop. Proceeds from the Gala will benefit CAF's education initiatives for Chicago students.

Date
April 6, 2017
Time
6:00 pm
Price
$500 Individual Ticket
$5,000 and up for tables and sponsorships
Meet
Morgan MFG, 401 N. Morgan St.


Register

CAF reaches more than 28,000 children and families each year with architecture and design programs. Your support will help us empower all teens to be active citizens who design—and steward—the cities they want, need and deserve.

No Small Plans

At the Gala, we will unveil our new graphic novel, "No Small Plans," which we hope to distribute to every eighth-grade student in Chicago. Two industry leaders will also be recognized by CAF for their accomplishments in the built environment.

Catalyst Award

Karen Case, The PrivateBank
Presented by Bob Wislow, Chairman, CBRE

Karen Case joined The PrivateBank as Executive Managing Director and President of Commercial Real Estate in 2007.She is responsible for the business unit, which develops and manages banking relationships with commercial real estate developers, owners and operators. An active civic leader, Karen serves on the boards of Rush University Medical Center, The Chicago Network, International Council of Shopping Centers, Community Investment Corporation, Timeline Theatre and JDRF, Illinois Chapter. She is also a member of The Economic Club of Chicago and The Executives Club of Chicago and a fellow for Leadership Greater Chicago.

Corporate Award

Golub & Company
Represented by Michael Newman, Lee Golub and Paula Harris from Golub & Company's ownership team

Since its founding more than 55 years ago, Chicago-based Golub & Company has built a strong reputation as a trusted developer and co-investor for many institutional and private capital partners. The company and its affiliates have owned, leased or managed more than 50 million square feet of commercial, mixed-use and multifamily real estate properties in the U.S. and around the world, valued in excess of $10 billion.

Dinner Chairs:
  • Breck F. Hanson, Executive VP, Head of Commercial Real Estate, Associated Bank
  • John C. Pintozzi, Senior VP and CFO, Allstate Investments, CAF Board Chair
  • Larry Richman, President and CEO, PrivateBankcorp, Inc.
  • Daniel J. Walsh, Co-Chair, Walsh Construction
  • Bob Wislow, Chairman, CBRE
Board Host Committee:
  • Breck F. Hanson, Executive VP, Head of Commercial Real Estate, Associated Bank
  • Kurt Karnatz, President, Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
  • John C. Pintozzi, Senior VP and CFO, Allstate Investments, CAF Board Chair
  • Marcy Twete, Executive Director of the USA Foundation and Manager of Corporate Responsibility, ArcelorMittal

If you have any questions about Chicago Architecture Foundation’s No Small Plans 2017 Gala, please contact Brittany Barnes, External Events Manager at 312.561.2117 or bbarnes@architecture.org.