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Don’t miss this special year-end summary of the biggest design and development trends in Chicago with CAC President and CEO Lynn Osmond. Hear about a wide range of transformative projects underway across the city.

$12 public (includes CAC admission)
Free for CAC members
Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

This review of projects will also examine various opportunities for the design industry, government leaders and engaged Chicagoans to contribute to strengthening communities and improving our built environment.

Program Speaker: Lynn Osmond

Lynn Osmond

Lynn Osmond assumed the position of President and CEO of the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), formerly Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF), in 1996. Osmond is responsible for overseeing CAC’s comprehensive program of architecture tours, exhibitions, public programs and youth education. Since Osmond’s tenure began in 1996, the CAC has realized terrific year-over-year growth in revenue and is now ranked among the top 10 largest Chicago cultural institutions. Osmond is the founding chair of the Association of Architecture Organizations and serves on the boards of Choose Chicago, the Magnificent Mile, and the International Women’s Forum. She is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Chicago Network, and the Commercial Club, and among others. She is a certified docent for the CAC and a regular speaker on architecture and design.

  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center on the day of the event. View the CAC's hours.
  • Discounted tickets are available with a valid student ID for $12 at the CAC Box Office.
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