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The Sound, The Soul and The Syncopation Exhibits

Chicago Cultural Center, Expo 72, November 2012 - March 2013

Rhonda Williams (Case Western Reserve)

Sudhir Venkatesh (Columbia)

Nicholas Bloom (NYIT)

Todd Palmer (Interim Executive Director and Curator)

Amy Reichert Architecture + Design (Exhibit designer)

Groovebug (interactive technology design)

John Tweedie (Illinois Holocaust Museum) Audio Engineering

Lisa Lee (Curatorial advisor/advisory committee convenor)


Architecture is Activism: Shelter! Tour

The Jane Addams Hull House Museum, Henry Horner Homes, March 23, 2013

Bradford Hunt (Professor of Social Science & History at Roosevelt University),

Keith Magee (Founding Executive Director)

Crystal Palmer (CHA Resident)

Pete Landon (Architect at Landon Bone Baker)  

Catherine Baker (Architect at Landon Bone Baker)


So Rich, So Poor Lecture

Chicago State University and Northwestern University School of Law, October 10, 2012

Professor Peter Edelman (Georgetown Law)                        


Our Little Italy Dialogue

Theodore Roosevelt Branch Library, May 23, 2012

Peter Pero (Historian)

Kathy Catrambone (neighborhood historian)


Social Justice Speaker Series

The Jane Addams Hull House Museum, February 17, 2012

Dr. Rhonda Williams (Case Western)


Beyond Shelter Lecture

The Graham Foundation, February 22, 2012

Marie J. Aquilino (ESA Paris)


This is Not My Beautiful House Preservation Symposium

The Jane Addams Hull House Museum, February 10, 2012

Vince Michael (Global Heritage Fund)

Estevan Rael-Galvez (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Mary Means

Roberta Feldman (University of Illinois Chicago)

Architect Lee Bey


EMERGENCY! Performance

The DuSable Museum of African American History, January 5 & 6, 2012

Daniel Beaty (Actor, Singer and Writer)


Twenty Years Later: A Journey through the Years: Alex Kotlowitz and Pharoah Rivers Lecture

Preston Bradley Hall, February 28, 2011

Alex Koltowitz (Journalist and Author)

Pharoah Rivers (Former Public Housing Resident)


Mayoral Candidate Forum

Chicago Cultural Center, January 11, 2011

Mayoral Candidate Miguel Del Valle

Mayoral Candidate Patricia Van Pelt Watkins

Mayoral Candidate Bill "Dock" Walls


Coming Home: The Dry Storm Screening

Roosevelt University, December 10, 2010

J.R. Fleming (Founder of Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign)

Bradford Hunt (Professor of Social Science & History at Roosevelt University)

Mildred Pagan


The First Backyard: Voices of Ida B. Wells Conversation

Chicago Cultural Center, November 15, 2010

Ida B. Wells Resident Bert Ellis

Ida B. Wells Resident Leon Hamilton

Ida B. Wells Resident Cordell Reed

Ida B. Wells Resident Ananias Samual


CHA Operation Warm: Impact Beyond Warmth Dialogue

University of Illinois at Chicago Forum, October 23rd 2010

James Reynolds (Chief Executive of Loop Capital)

Charles Woodyard (CEO of Chicago Housing Authority)


History Coming Home Exhibit

Chicago Cultural Center Tourism Gallery, October 2010 - May 2011

Richard Cahan (Dreihaus Foundation)

Gregory Dreicer (Chicago Architecture Foundation)

Roberta Feldman (UIC)

John Hilarides (Exhibit designer)

Phyllis Rabineau (Chicago History Museum)

Susanne Schnell (Archeworks)

Madeleine Tudor (Field Museum)

Alka Wali (Field Museum)


Architecture for Change Summit

University of Illinois/ Multi Sites, September 22 – 24, 2010

Bryan Bell (Design Corps)

Maurice Cox (UVA)

Teddy Cruz (Studio Cruz)

Kathleen Dorgan (Dorgan Architecture)

Tom Dutton (Center for Community Engagement in Over-the-Rhine)

Christine Gaspar (Center for Urban Pedagogy)

Sergio Palleroni (Portland State University)

Casius Peale (Affordable Housing Initiative U.S. Green Building Council)

Jonathan Rose (Jonathan Rose Companies)

Lawrence Vale (MIT)

Roberta Feldman (University of Illinois at Chicago)


Oral History Summer Pilot Program

Amelia Earhart Elementary School, Summer 2010

Dr. Shalanda Dexter (Princeton University)

Daniel Miedema (public school educator)

Gabriela Landeros (public school educator)

Later Event: May 29
Creating the Inclusive City