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Books that Built Chicago

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Chicago by the Book:101 Publications that Shaped the City and Its Image.

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Join Chicago architecture aficionados Robert Bruegmann, Kim Coventry, John Ronan, and Pauline Saliga to discuss the significant architecture and urban design projects profiled in Chicago by the Book:101 Publications that Shaped the City and Its Image.

The speakers were contributors to Chicago by the Book, a recent publication from the Caxton Club:

Robert Bruegmann, historian, critic and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art History, Architecture and Urban Planning at University of Illinois at Chicago. He wrote the entry “Carl W. Condit, The Chicago School of Architecture, 1964.”

Kim Coventry, Founder and President of The Coventry Group, LLC. She wrote the entries “The Lakeside Classics, 1903–,” and “Four American Books Campaign: Dana, Melville, Poe, and Thoreau, 1930.”

John Ronan, architect and John and Jeanne Rowe Endowed Chair of Professor of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture. He wrote the entry “860—880 Lake Shore Drive, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Architect, ca. 1951.”

Pauline Saliga, Executive Director of the Society of Architectural Historians. She wrote the entry “Harold M. Mayer and Richard C. Wade, Chicago: Growth of a Metropolis, 1969.”

This program is cosponsored by the Caxton Club and the Chicago Collections Consortium.

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