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Film Screening

Film Screening | The History of South Streeterville

Tuesday, September 20

Created by Streeterville community members Gail Spreen and Dennis Downes, The History of South Streeterville is a documentary that explores the history this Near North Side neighborhood through the eyes of the local leaders who helped shape it. Join us for a film screening, reception, and panel discussion with:

  • Lee Golub, Principal, Executive VP of Golub & Co.
  • Charlie Gardner, former President and CEO of Chicago Dock & Canal Trust
  • Dirk Lohan, FAIA, Principal Architect, Lohan Architecture PLLC
  • Brian Hopkins, Second Ward Alderman

Free to all; CHM members receive preferred seating.

To RSVP, email Gail Spreen at

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South Streeterville and the Ogden Slip, c. 1970. Image courtesy of Gail Spreen and Dennis Downes.
Portrait of Captain George W. Streeter with a dog, Chicago, May 1915. Streeter was embroiled in a fight to keep claim on Streeterville and stop others from building dwellings there. DN-0064418
The view looking southeast toward the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, c. 1926. ICHi-005795

The Details



20 th

5:30–8:00 p.m.

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago Stories