Recent Past Events
Private Event. Since the late 19th Century, Chicago’s parks have included some of the nation’s most important works of outdoor public art.
Private Event. Julia Bachrach will illuminate the fascinating history of the Cook County Forest Preserves.
Julia Bachrach will present this three-part series exploring the evolution of the Prairie style in Chicago's parks.
This women's history program, sponsored by the Ravenswood Lake View Historical Association, will be free and open to the public.
Julia Bachrach will give a presentation on the history of design response to changing recreational trends.
Julia Bachrach will present a history of Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair
Julia Bachrach will present this history of Jackson Park's 19th century transformations in conjunction with the Newbery Library's new exhibition entitled Pictures from the Exposition: Visualizing the 1893 World's Fair.
Julia Bachrach will present this four part seminar at the newly relocated Chicago Architect Center. It features a history of residential architect along Chicago's lakefront neighborhoods from the 1870s through the 1970s.
This tour will visit several historic park field houses with Progressive Era murals which were created to inspire and educate the immigrant residents who lived in the surrounding neighborhoods during the early 20th century.
In this presentation historian Julia Bachrach will highlight the work of Chicago Jewish architects from the late 1880s through the 1970s.
Julia Bachrach will lead this seminar that explores the lives and work of many significant Chicago women who overcame great obstacles to achieve success.
This tour will explore Washington Park’s landscape history and public artworks including Lorado Taft’s Fountain of Time.
This walking tour features a broad array of public artworks from various eras in and just outside of Lincoln Park
On this tour, you will learn about how Humboldt Park served as a “living laboratory” for Prairie style landscape architect Jens Jensen in the early 20th century.
Julia Bachrach will lead “Around the Block Tours” of the Art Institute and Grant Park.