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Virtual Urban History Seminar

The Urban History Seminar series features a scholarly presentation followed by lively discussion. Aaron Shkuda, project manager at the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, presents “Commodities Capital of the World? Building for the Future of Trading in Chicago.” The Zoom session will open at 6:45 p.m. with the program starting at 7:00 More

Virtual Urban History Seminar

The Urban History Seminar series feature a scholarly presentation followed by lively discussion. Historian and author Rima Lunin Schultz and Ann Durkin Keating, the Dr. C. Frederick Toenniges Professor of History at North Central College, present “Jane Addams, Social Planning, and Early Public Housing on Chicago’s Near West Side.” Beginning in 1889, Jane Addams fashioned More

Virtual Urban History Seminar

The Urban History Seminar series feature a scholarly presentation followed by lively discussion. Author Patrick T. Reardon presents “Reporting the Loop: Taking the ‘L’ from Newspapering to History-writing.” Reardon is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist with a 32-year career at the Chicago Tribune as an urban affairs writer, columnist, and editor. He is the author of More

Supreme Models the Documentary, Midwest Premiere

You’re invited to the exclusive Midwest premiere of Supreme Models, the documentary series based on Marcellas Reynolds’ bestselling book, Supreme Models: Iconic Black Women Who Revolutionized Fashion. Join Marcellas Reynolds, Supreme Model Veronica Webb, Chicago fashion icon Ikram Goldman, Fashion Fair Cosmetics CEO Desirée Rogers, and DuSable Black History Museum Director of Curatorial Services Danny More

NEW! Bus Tour | North Side Pursuits: Infamy from Lincoln Park to Edgewater

Noted author and Chicago historian Richard Lindberg leads this tour of famous and forgotten crime locations and residences in Chicago’s North Side lakefront neighborhoods. Listen as he recalls the life and times of John Dillinger, George “Bugs” Moran, and Emma Goldman, whom the press described as “Queen of the Anarchists.” Learn about pivotal events, including More

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