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May 2020

$8,
May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 31, 2020 at 1:00 pm

CAC Live: Contemporary Tour

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

This live, 45-minute virtual tour on May 26 or 31 with docent Mike McMains describes the influences of the Contemporary style, defines its characteristics and profiles several wonderful buildings from the last 20 years and their amazing architects.

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June 2020

$8,
June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CAC Live: Virtual Workshop on Returning to the Office

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Part of the CAC’s “What’s Next” series. Going beyond the typical lecture or panel, this workshop lays out clear-cut steps for preparing your office for a returning workforce under social distancing guidelines. What simple, design-minded adaptations make for a healthier office? This program is geared to employers, building managers and others charged with reopening an office space. Get the tools to do so safely and confidently from Todd Heiser, Co-Managing Director of Gensler’s Chicago office, hosted by CAC President and…

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$8,
June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

CAC Live: Chicago’s Downtown Theatre District

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Concentrated along Randolph Street in Chicago’s Loop and home to landmark venues including the Cadillac Palace Theatre, the Chicago Theatre and the James M. Nederlander Theatre, this bustling strip has evolved in concert with changes to trends and preferences in live performance. Learn about the architecture, history and famous people that have made Chicago’s Downtown Theatre District a global destination for entertainment, from the mid−19th century to today.

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$8,
June 5 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

CAC Live: The Future of the Hospital

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Part of the CAC’s “What’s Next” series • Rush University Medical Center is uniquely suited to contain infectious diseases and respond to surges that occur during public health crises. What lessons does it offer for architects of future hospitals? Join us for a panel discussion moderated by CAC President and CEO Lynn Osmond with people who were close to the Rush project: retired Rush University Medical Center CEO Dr. Larry Goodman and Perkins and Will Principal Ralph Johnson. We’ll examine how…

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$8,
June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

CAC Live: If the Walls of Farnsworth House Could Talk

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

A brief encounter at a dinner party led to one of the most intriguing and beautiful design collaborations of the 20th century—and sparked a firestorm of society gossip. When Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe met accomplished physician and polymath Dr. Edith Farnsworth, the resulting house he designed for her was a structure so simple, so elegant, and in such defiance of conventional wisdom, that it revolutionized domestic architecture forever.

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$8,
June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

CAC Live: Chicago’s Downtown Theatre District

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Concentrated along Randolph Street in Chicago’s Loop and home to landmark venues including the Cadillac Palace Theatre, the Chicago Theatre and the James M. Nederlander Theatre, this bustling strip has evolved in concert with changes to trends and preferences in live performance. Learn about the architecture, history and famous people that have made Chicago’s Downtown Theatre District a global destination for entertainment, from the mid−19th century to today.

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