With a Wink and a Nod: Cartoonists of the Gilded Age
(Driehaus Museum, through January 8)
The Gilded Age comes to life through the designs of these cartoons.
A Soul Healing Solstice
(Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, December 21)
Breathe the miserable year away in a Theaster Gates-designed sacred space.
Women in Tech Breakfast
Women design it better. AIGA Chicago brings the women of Chicago’s tech scene together.
The OTHA AHTO Experience
OTHA AHTO Design experience takes over the Imagination Children Academy for an evening of fashion and music.
City of Ideas: Architects’ Voices and Visions
(Chicago Design Museum)
Worth plugging again. Unplug here and listen to how the stories of our buildings and places are told.
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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