Chicago Design Market
(Block 37, Third Floor)
The Chicago Design Museum has assembled a block of five adjacent pop-up shops that rotate monthly. August’s stores include Galerie F, CHCG, mercer & winnie and Aviate Press
The House of Tomorrow
(Chicago Architecture Foundation)
CAF hosts a talk about the renovation of the legendary 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition creation on August 23 and then leads an eight-hour tour to the Beverly Shores structure on August 26.
Sheila Kennedy of Kennedy & Violich Architecture Ltd. (KVA)
(Pella Crafted Luxury Showroom, August 24)
Listen to one of the leaders in the field discuss how alternative materials affect architecture.
Dan Friedman: Radical Modernist
(Chicago Design Museum)
Check out the post-modern type innovations of the iconic Friedman before it closes August 12.
Randolph Street Market Festival
(Plumber’s Hall, August 26-27)
Shop more than 300 vendors offering antiques, vintage and indie design at this monthly outdoor (in season) bazaar