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Conversation: "Lost Chicago"—The Past, Present, and Future of Historic Preservation

May 24, 2018
6:00PM8:00PM
Morton Auditorium
Free, no registration required

Join celebrated author and historian David Garrard Lowe; author and former Art Institute of Chicago curator John Zukowsky; Founding Partner and Design Principal of the architecture, interiors, and urban planning firm UrbanWorks, Patricia Saldaña Natke FAIA; and School of the Art Institute professor and former director of research for the city's Department of Planning and Development Historic Preservation Division, Terry Tatum, for a lively discussion on the history and future of historic preservation in Chicago’s rich architectural environment. Lowe will also discuss his landmark book Lost Chicago, his recent gift of historical photographs to the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries and the library exhibit Memoir of a City, which draws from this collection.


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Henry Ives Cobb, architect, Harold Allen, photographer. Federal Building (dome), Chicago, IL.  David Garrard Lowe Historic Chicago Photograph Collection, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago.