A Glittering Art and Architecture Walk on Dearborn Street

We had a glorious day for a Walk on Dearborn Street yesterday, and we were joined by a group of Chicago high school students who attend the Development School for Youth organized by All Stars.org The sun was brilliant, and it made striking patterns on the buildings, as here at the Fisher Building: Looking east on […]

Chicago Architecture Biennial update: Friends of Downtown

Last week, we had about 40 people join us on two Biennial Jane’s Walks led by Rolf Achilles, “The Art of Local Architecture on Dearborn Street from Van Buren to Randolph.” Tomorrow evening, October 14th, we’ll be presenting our final Biennial event, 35 years of Friends of Downtown: What Have We Achieved, and What’s Left? […]

Improved Registration for #ChicagoBiennial Events: An Embarrassment of Riches

I’ve been searching for a better phrase to define the Chicago Architecture Biennial, but the one in this title will have to do. Jane’s WalkCHICAGO and Friends of Downtown are presenting a total of three events during the Biennial. The first are described here, with buttons at hand to ease registration. For the Saturday Walk: […]

Walk the Walk with #FoD

Friends of Downtown has been a leading civic voice advocating, educating and celebrating downtown Chicago for almost 35 years. We brought the concept of the global #Jane’s Walk to Chicago in 2013, and as Spring 2015 arrives, we are looking forward to better integrating Jane’s WalkCHICAGO into what we do. So it would be great […]