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Welcome back! Choose from more than 50 reinstated walking tours, book a CAFC River Cruise and visit the Center Thursday through Monday.

Join CAC docent Brian Kelly on July 1 or August 8 as he shares how innovative collaborations between merchants and architects, along with the emergence of architecturally significant department stores, brought a retail revolution to State Street.

Price
$8 Public
Free for CAC members
Meet
Zoom

This program will be hosted on Zoom. Approximately 3 hours before the start of the program, you will receive a link directly from Zoom with details about how to access and view it.

If you do not receive your link 2 hours prior to the start of the event, please contact tickets@architecture.org. Please note, if you do not contact us at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program, we cannot guarantee admittance.

The emergence of department stores disrupted retail in the 19th and 20th centuries. CAC docent Brian Kelly leads this event's attendees on a virtual trip up Chicago's State Street to investigate the rise of consumer capitalism, exemplified by the massively influential, architecturally significant stores of Marshall Field and others.

PROGRAM SPEAKER: BRIAN KELLY

Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly is a CAC docent and South Shore native. A branding consultant and retail maven with a degree in architectural history, Kelly’s unique perspective and fondness for both buildings and brands informs his views on intersections between them.


Notes:
  • All online transactions will be charged a $3 convenience fee.
  • Ticket sales for CAC Live end three hours prior to the event.
  • Events are Central Daylight Time.

Upcoming CAC Live: Retail Revolution on State Street Programs