Events 2018

Advisor to “Show the World: 150 Years of Chicago Art and Design,” WTTW Chicago television series.

1 May Interview on BBC UK Network Radio 4 by Matthew Sweet on the global impact of commuting.

July Guest appearance in ”Through the Decades with Bill Kurtis” program on transportation, Decades Network

14 Sept. Art Deco Chicago for Woman's Athletic Club of Chicago

16 Oct. Art Deco Chicago presentation for book launch, Newberry Library, Chicago

17 Oct. Art Deco Chicago presentation for Arts Club of Chicago.

26 Oct. panelist for Paul M. Rudolph Centenary Symposium, Library of Congress, Washington DC

26 Oct. (opening of exhibition) Lead Scholar consultant for Chicago History Museum exhibition, “Modern by Design: Chicago Streamlines America”

31 Oct. Interview about Art Deco Chicago for Author's Voice television program

28 Nov. Art Deco Chicago for Elgin Historical Society and Gail Borden Pulbic Library

29 Nov. Meet the Author series, Art Deco Chicago for Newberry Library, Chicago

7 Dec. Art Deco Chicago for Art History Colloquium, University of Illinois at Chicago


Events 2017

11 Feb. “Brutalism and Preservation,” for AIA Committee on Historic Resources, 2017 Taliesin Colloquium, at Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Ariz.

9 Mar. Presentation for “Edgar Miller’s Times” program at DePaul Art Museum.

April. Panelist for with Hon. Ald. Edward Burke, Russell Lewis, Kevin Harrington, “The Architectural History of Chicago City Hall” at Cliff Dwellers Club.

Sept. Presentation, “Edgar Miller, Architecture and the Decorative Arts,” at the Glasner Studio

Sept. “Ten Decades, Ten Under-Appreciated Chicago Designs” for Chicago: City of Commerce and Design, 1890-1990, seminar at the Newberry Library, Chicago.

Nov. “Harry, Ben and Eero,” at Drake University, Des Moines.

Nov. Moderator for “Mansions in the Sky,” for Benjamin Marshall Society, at Chicago Cultural Cente.

Events 2016

3 Mar Keynote Address for conference “Future of Suburbia,” Center for Advanced Urbanism, MIT

18 June “Griffin and the Mainstream of Modernism” for Walter Burley Griffin Society of America, 17th annual meeting, Morgan Park Academy

21 July panelist for “New Architectures and Urbanisms of Decentralization,” organized by Marshall Brown and Judith De Jong at Graham Foundation, Chicago

24 Sep. Panel on Arts Club of Chicago at Expo Chicago 2016

15 Oct. “The Landscape of Sprawl” for 40th Anniversary Symposium of the Historic Preservation and Planning Program, Cornell University