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Celebrate the opening of our Chicago-centered exhibition, Loop as Lab: Reshaping Downtowns

April 25, 2024
6:30 pm

Off Sale

The CAC is kicking off its newest exhibition which examines the Loop as a lab. Here we can explore the challenges downtowns face, reflect on our personal experiences and aspirations as city dwellers and propose design and policy solutions to make our cities more resilient and livable for everyone.

This exhibition focuses on 4 main themes, Reside, Reconnect, Rewild and Renew, as we look at the changing downtown and using Chicago’s loop as a model and laboratory for design. Tickets to the opening event include two drinks and light bites at the Center. Attendees will get an introduction to the exhibition from the designers and a panel discussion on the future of downtowns before joining the curators for walk and talks in the space. 

Discussion Guests: 
Adam Semel, Managing Partner 
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 

Jackie Holsten, Executive Director 
Holsten Human Capital Development

Cindy Chan Roubik, Deputy Commissioner
Department of Planning and Development, City of Chicago 

Moderated by
Rachel Herzog, Crain's Chicago Business 

Photo of Marina Towers taken by Jason Peterson