The Association of Preservation Technology, Western Great Lakes Chapter (APT WGLC) and the Construction History Society of America (CHSA) will hold a collaborative 2019 Symposium Preservation of Industrial Archaeology and its Construction History
in Chicago, IL on May 17, 2019. This program will offer a single track, intermingling the two disciplines of preservation technology and construction history and focused on subjects related to industrial construction during the 19th C. in the mid-west.
Early Registration opened on February 1, 2019 and rates increase on April 1, 2019.
The keynote address, Chicago’s Other Skyscrapers
, will be given by Thomas Leslie
, Iowa State University. Author of Beauty’s Rigor: Patterns of Production in the Work of Pier Luigi Nervi (
University of Illinois Press, 2017), Chicago Skyscrapers 1871 – 1934
(University of Illinois Press, 2013), and Louis I. Kahn: Building Art, Building Science
(George Braziller Press, 2005), Leslie holds the title of Morrill Professor of Architecture at Iowa State University.
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