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City of the Big Shoulders: A Tour of Chicago’s Architecture and Literature

Event Type: Adult Services
Date: 11/5/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Chicago’s distinctive architecture illustrates the works of writers from novelist Theodore Dreiser to poet Carl Sandburg to graphic novelist Chris Ware. This visual presentation explores the intersections of Chicago’s literature and architecture to discover how each art enriches the other. Leanne Star is a former professor of literature and a docent volunteer at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.


Location: Auditorium
Contact: Nancy Wagner
Contact Number: 847 256-6930