landmarks illinois upcoming events & programs

October 25, 2018

Skyline Social

Join Landmarks Illinois young and emerging professionals committee for its annual Skyline Social! Event details and registration coming soon.

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November 28, 2018


Photographer and architecture critic Lee Bey will show and discuss the fantastic architecture of Chicago’s South Side.

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November 29, 2018

RBIC Event

Mark your calendars for the annual event of the Real Estate and Building Industries Council (RBIC). The networking event will take place in the Uptown Entertainment District with a cocktail reception in the historic Bridgeview Bank lobby and the rare opportunity to tour the Uptown Theatre with Farpoint Development to hear its restoration plans. More details coming soon.

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December 6, 2018

Skyline Council Pub Crawl

Skyline Council will host a pub crawl in the Chicago neighborhood of Andersonville on Thursday, December 6. More details coming soon.

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other upcoming events & programs

October 24, 2018


Featuring games, magic, food and drinks at the historic Aragon Ballroom including a special jazz performance by Lakeside Pride Jazz Orchestra.
Presented by: Uptown United & Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown

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October 26, 2018

Gabbing with the Ghosts Tour at McPike Mansion

Learn the history of the McPike Mansion and take a look at the documented photos of the mansion and paranormal activity. Then, take a tour of the surrounding grounds and the crypt. Talking with the spirits with dowsing rods and join us for a dark session in the cellar with our experienced medium. Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

All proceeds go toward the restoration of the mansion. There will be something special planned for each tour.

For more information, contact Sharyn at (618) 830-2179.

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October 26, 2018

“Pop- Up” Event: Research at EHC – Harley Clarke Mansion Archives

In anticipation of the November 6, 2018 referendum on the Evanston ballot regarding the Harley Clarke Mansion, the Evanston History Center is hosting a “Pop- Up” research opportunity to view archival records related to the mansion. The Pop Up event takes place Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 1 – 4 p.m. in the Frank Foster Research Room, located in the basement of the National Historic Landmark, Charles Gates Dawes House.

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November 1, 2018

Chicago Public Art Group’s 2018 Fundraiser: “From Many Paths We Come”

“From Many Paths We Come” will honor CPAG core artist Mirtes Zwierzynski. Takes place at CHICAT, 1701 W. 13th St, Chicago, from 6-10 p.m.

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November 2 - November 26

Retracing Edwards Trace

Storyteller and author, Brian “Fox” Ellis, will be giving more than two dozen performances in various Illinois communities that explore the American Indian perspective on Illinois’ Bicentennial. Following the route of our Territorial Governor in his unsuccessful efforts at the forced removal of American Indians, Fox will tell both sides of the story, challenging the audience to rethink what they think they know about Illinois’ History.

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November 2 - December 8

Free Chicago walking tour of the Monadnock Building

uring your 30-minute-long architectural walking tour, a professional tour guide will share the larger-than-life story and structure of the Monadnock Building, one of the oldest skyscrapers of downtown Chicago. This tour is free and offered weekly on Fridays from November 2nd until December 8th. Reservations are required!

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