Which Buildings Do We Save? Which Do We Raze? Panel on Dec. 10

Illinois Humanities

Illinois Humanities invites you to

2015.1207.Event.Illinois Humanities.Which Buildings Do We Save.Stony Island Arts Bank - photo credit Tom HarrisWhat: Value and Viability (part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial)

When:  Thursday, December 10th, 6:00pm

Where:  Chicago Architecture Foundation (Lecture Hall – 224 S. Michigan Ave.)

Free and open to the public; RSVP here.

Which buildings do we save and which do we raze? How can we balance aesthetics and preservation with community growth?

Architects, community members, developers, and others often disagree about which buildings we should save and why.

Join us for a panel discussion about these issues from from the perspective of architects, artists, and historical advisors who deal with these issues in their work.

Theaster Gates, Artist
Allen F. Johnson, Historic Advisor, MacRostie Historic Advisors
Bernita Johnson-Gabriel, Executive Director, Quad Communities Development Corporation
Larry Kearns, Architect, Wheeler Kearns Architects

Iker Gil, Architect and Editor, Mas Context

This facility is wheelchair accessible. If you require any other arrangements to fully participate, please let us know – email info@ilhumanities.org or call (312) 422-5580 at least 72 hours prior to the event.

Upcoming in Chicago
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Saturday, December 19th at 4:00pm
The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia Ave.)

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