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Opportunity Type: Lectures / Symposia
Title: Lecture: Romancing the Spoon - The Victorian Love Affair with Silver
City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Summary: Historian and author Cynthia Ogorek will share the story of our nation's silver industry and its unique position in the economy of the post-Civil War "Gilded Age." View and learn about pieces from the collection of the Glessners and other Prairie Avenue families and find out why etiquette required such a mind-boggling assortment of forks, knives, spoons, and serving utensils!
Start Date: November 02, 2014
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Opportunity Type: Lectures / Symposia
Title: Native Modernism: Chicago Architecture & Design before Mies And Moholy
City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Summary: Interplay between innovative technologies, and the cost of materials, utilities, and land affect the design of buildings and consumer products in Chicago during the interwar period.
Start Date: November 04, 2014
End Date/Deadline: November 04, 2014
Opportunity Type: Lectures / Symposia
Title: Smart Growth: Planning the Future of D.C.'s Oldest Neighborhood
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Country: United States
Summary: Georgetown 2028, an eight-month community planning initiative, was conceived as a strategic approach to plan for the historic neighborhood’s commercial evolution over the next 15 years. Will Handsfield, transportation director of the Georgetown Business Improvement District, explains the vision to build an economically sustainable commercial district while preserving the neighborhood’s strengths.
Start Date: November 04, 2014
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Opportunity Type: Lectures / Symposia
Title: AIA Guide to Chicago at the Chicago Public Library
City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Summary: The third edition of the AIA Guide to Chicago brings readers up to date on ten years of dynamic changes with new entries on smaller projects as well as showcases like the Aqua building, Trump Tower, and Millennium Park. Four hundred photos and thirty-four specially commissioned maps make it easy to find each of the one-thousand-plus featured buildings. Laurie Petersen, Zurich Esposito, and Bill Hinchliff will show images and discuss the iconic new buildings as well as hidden gems featured in the book.
Start Date: November 04, 2014
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