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The Evolution of School Design in Chicago

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The Evolution of School Design in Chicago

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From historic buildings that escaped the Chicago Fire of 1871 to stunning contemporary designs, explore how Chicago’s schools have been adapted for today’s needs.

Beginning with the first two-story structure in 1845 through to today’s collection of more than 640 schools, the changes in structure and design of Chicago’s public-school buildings have reflected evolving ideas about education, child development, health, and community.

This program is supported by a gift of the Gary family in memory of Myra Gary and in honor of the Docents’ 50th Anniversary.

Details

Date:
April 28, 2021
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$8,
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.architecture.org/programs-events/detail/cac-live-the-evolution-of-school-design-in-chicago/

Organizer

Chicago Architecture Center
Phone:
(312)922-3432
Website:
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Venue

Chicago Architecture Center
111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Phone:
(312) 922-3432
Website:
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