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Events Mon Aug 03 2009

Event Spotlight: Chicago Visionaries

In celebration of their current One Book, One Chicago selection, the Harold Washington Library is presenting a panel discussion on Tuesday titled "Chicago Visionaries: From Burnham to Today and Beyond." The panelists include Carl Smith, author of the current One Book, One Chicago selection Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City, Nichole Pinkard of the University of Chicago's Urban Education Institute, architects Sarah Dunn and Martin Felsen, and Angela Hulock of Claretian Associates, developers of green and affordable housing on the Southeast side. MarySue Barrett, President of the Metropolitan Planning Council, will moderate. Free at 6pm in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 400 S. State St. Call 312-747-4300 for more information.

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