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Big Ideas and the Rise of Chicago

Adults 55+

Big Ideas and the Rise of Chicago

Saturday, February 1

10:30 – 11:30 A.M.                Donation: $6

Over a period of just sixty years, frontier land of sand dunes and swamp was re-imagined into a modern, cutting-edge metropolis -- which also became the center of the whole world for six months of 1893! Chicago’s total transformation is examined in terms of remarkable ideas that were realized in spite of obstacles and setbacks along the way. Registration required. Presenter: local historian Krista August

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