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Chicago is synonymous with architecture and Chicagoans—especially CAC members—love to share their knowledge of architecture with family and friends. Come learn fun architecture facts you can share again and again at this members-only event.

Free to CAF members with RSVP
Gand Lecture Hall, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

This date is now sold out, but future dates are still available:
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 1pm
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 5:30pm.

Adam Rubin, the CAC's new Director of Interpretation, will present this free, 90-minute session about the basics of Chicago’s architecture. Topics covered will include key architectural terms and materials, architectural styles and significant Chicago buildings. This interactive session is geared toward novice architecture buffs and will also enhance your understanding of CAF's tours and programs.

Program Speaker: Adam Rubin

Adam Rubin

Adam Rubin is an architectural historian and has worked as a researcher, writer and preservation educator in cities across the country. He currently serves as Director of Interpretation at the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Prior to assuming this position, Adam contributed work to an historic resources study of properties along Chicago's North Lake Shore Drive, with an emphasis on the documentation of Modernist residential high-rises along the lakefront. Previously, Adam has developed and led public education initiatives and outreach programs focused on historic resources and landscapes at Docomomo US, Landmark West, the Brooklyn Historical Society and the Los Angeles Conservancy.

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