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Hours: October 9, keynote address (5:30 PM to 8:00 PM); October 10, all-day lectures and a panel discussion (8:00 AM to 4:30 PM). Reservations are required. To reserve a seat go to:

From the Loop to the World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago buildings helped establish the whole range of modern architecture. This two-day symposium, organized by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, will explore different ways this tradition has been interpreted and applied, from the 19th century to now.

Up to 8 AIA continuing course credits can be earned by attending.

Biography of Speaker/Presenter:
Robert Bruegmann is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art History, Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Illinois. 

Stuart Cohen is a partner in the firm of Stuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects LLC and Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Illinois, Chicago. 

Robert Somol is the director of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois. 

Robert Adam is a director of Adam Architecture, Winchester (UK) and London. 

Thomas Beeby is Chairman Emeritus of HBRA Architects. 

Mark Sexton is a founding principal of Krueck + Sexton Architects. 

John Vinci is a principal of Vinci Hamp Architects. 

Steven Semes is Associate Professor of Architecture and Director of the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the Notre Dame School of Architecture.

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