The Architecture of the Glessner House
(Glessner House Museum, September 17)
A special two-hour tour of the iconic H. H. Richardson-designed home that influenced Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan and whose preservation spearheaded the formation of the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
(Instituto Cervantes, September 29)
MAS Context and the Society of Architectural Historians present a screening of the award-winning film, “Unfinished Spaces,” which documents the quixotic unbuilt dreams of Fidel Castro’s National Art Schools.
Cuyana Chicago Pop-Up
(Interior Define, September 23-25)
A three-day pop-up from Cuyana, the luxury-by-sustainability women’s wear line.
Open Source Furniture: Enzo Mari Workshop
(Lost Arts, September 17)
The Chicago Design Museum and Lost Arts team up to present a hands-on workshop to bring the build-by-numbers furniture of Enzo Mari to life.
Forgotten Chicago Walking Tour: Berwyn/Cicero
The invaluable Forgotten Chicago website will host a walking tour of Berwyn and Cicero. Worth breaking out comfortable walking shoes and heading to the ‘burbs for.
Ben Schulman is the editor of the design section of Newcity and co-host of “A Lot You Got to Holler,” the Newcity podcast on design, architecture and urbanism. His work with Newcity is one of many ventures he engages in to communicate the value of design and cities. Ben serves as the communications director for Small Change, a real estate crowdfunding platform that works to catalyze the development of transformative real estate projects. Previously, he was the communications director for the Chicago chapter of The American Institute of Architects, editor of Chicago Architect magazine and communications director for the urban think-tank, the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU). His writing has appeared and been noted in outlets such as ARCHITECT Magazine, Belt Magazine, ICON, New Geography, Streetsblog, The National Review, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pop City Media and as a contributor to The Urbanophile, among others. When not writing about cities, Ben serves as an editorial assistant for the journal New Media + Society, and helps head the Contraphonic Sound Series, an attempt to document cities through sound.
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