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CAC Live: The Rise of the Skyscraper

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CAC Live: The Rise of the Skyscraper

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Why is Chicago often considered the birthplace of the skyscraper? Explore the history of these tall buildings and discover how Chicago became a global center for high-rise design, innovation and engineering.

Host Leslie Clark Lewis has been a CAC docent for more than ten years. She is Tour Director for Historic Treasures of Chicago’s Golden Age, which features some of Chicago’s most iconic historic buildings (and stories). Before becoming a docent, Lewis worked for 25 years in marketing and communications. The first thing she did after retiring was apply to become a CAC docent.

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$8,
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.architecture.org/programs-events/detail/cac-live-the-rise-of-the-skyscraper/

Organizer

Chicago Architecture Center
Phone:
(312)922-3432
Website:
architecture.org

Venue

Chicago Architecture Center
111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Phone:
(312) 922-3432
Website:
architecture.org
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