Recent Past Events
In this presentation, Julia Bachrach will illuminate the ways in which the city’s remarkable lakefront has been preserved, enlarged, enhanced, celebrated, and enjoyed for nearly two centuries.
Join Julia Bachrach and two other "White City" experts on this free night-time tour of Jackson Park.
Julia Bachrach will illuminate the fascinating history of Lincoln Park through three presentation sessions and three walking tours.
Private Event. This tour will explore the lives and achievements of many significant Chicago women including internationally acclaimed social reformer Jane Addams, anti-lynching crusader Ida B. Wells, and philanthropist and arts patron Kate Buckingham.
Please join me for this informative and fun walking tour of Humboldt Park.
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.