Book Talk – “Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929-1975”
Oct 28, 2020
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2020-10-28 18:00:002020-10-28 19:15:00America/New_YorkBook Talk – “Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929-1975”*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will
Oct 28, 2020
Courtesy of Monacelli Press
10/28/20, 6pm - 7:15pm
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.*
Michelangelo Sabatino, Director of the Illinois Institute of Technology Ph.D. Program in Architecture, and Susan Benjamin, Architectural Historian and Preservationist, have co-authored the new book Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929-1975from Monacelli Press, which analyzes the significance of modern residential architecture through case studies of both well known and obscure modern homes in and around Chicago. Sabatino and Benjamin will discuss the research that went into producing this book. Theodore Prudon, FAIA, will discuss the unique challenges of preserving modern architecture. Reed Kroloff, Dean of the Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture, will introduce the speakers. The program will conclude with a group discussion moderated by Gwendolyn Wright, Professor Emerita at Columbia GSAPP.
Purchase a copy of Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929-1975here and use the code FALL20 at checkout to receive 20% off your book.
Speakers Susan Benjamin, Architectural Historian and Preservationist, Benjamin Historic Certifications Reed Kroloff, Dean, Illinois Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture Theodore Prudon, FAIA, FAPT, FoIFI, BNADr, PhD, Prudon & Partners, Pratt Institute Michelangelo Sabatino, PhD, Director of the PhD Program in Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology Gwendolyn Wright, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
This event is free! But please consider supporting Archtober, NYC’s annual architecture and design month celebrating the rich cultural and architectural history of the city.
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