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 Mekinda

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.

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