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Believe it or not, all of architecture can be boiled down to seven basic structures. Yet they can be combined in more than 5,000 ways to create our built environment. Join us to learn about these seven structures and the forces that affect them.

$15 Public
Free for CAC members
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

Presenter: Lisa Ciota

Growing up in Oak Park, Lisa couldn’t help but be in awe of the architecture all around her. So after a long career representing publicly traded companies to the big Wall Street investment firms, Lisa returned to her roots and began volunteering at the CAC in 2016. Today, Lisa leads adult and youth educational tours, serves on the CAC’s Communications Committee and developed the Great Chicago Fire Family Walking Tour.

Presenter: John Perrecone

John is a former manager with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he worked with communities and public officials to improve environmental conditions throughout the Great Lakes Region. An Education Guide since 2019, John continues to help others understand the environment around them by developing and leading youth programs and tours for the CAC.