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Adults- $12
Members- $7
Students— $5 at box office day of event
Lecture Hall @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

From Google to Groupon, the booming tech field is breathing new life into our city’s former industrial buildings. Explore the design opportunities and economic factors driving this reshaping of Near West Side, Goose Island and River North, plus take a fresh look at the proposed Fulton-Randolph Market District.


  • Eleanor Gorski, Assistant Commissioner and Director of Historic Preservation Division at the Chicago Department of Planning and Development
  • Dan Kraiss, LEED AP, Principal, Box Studios; designer of Groupon and Lightbank
  • Andy Gloor, Managing Principal, Sterling Bay; developer of 1KFulton and 111 N Canal  
  • Moderator: Chris Bentley, Midwest Editor of Architect’s Newspaper and WBEZ contributor


Join us for our monthly series exploring the latest issues and projects affecting Chicago.