talk _ CHICAGOISMS BOOK LAUNCH

Posted on March 4, 2014

Book launch event with panel discussion and reception at the Graham Foundation, April 5, 2014, 2pm.

Introduction by Sarah Herda (Director, Graham Foundation), followed by a lecture on the publication by Eisenschmidt, talks by Penelope Dean, Ellen Grimes, Sam Jacob, and Mark Linder, and a closing panel discussion moderated by Jonathan Mekinda.

left to right: Eisenschmidt, Ellen Grimes, Mark Linder, Sam Jacob, Penelope Dean, Jonathan Mekindachicagoisms

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This event was co-sponsored by the Architecture & Design Society at the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Image above: “Route Via Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Around the World,” 1870. The map celebrates Chicago’s status as a metropolis simultaneously distant from and intimately connected to the rest of the world.