New News on Walking in Chicago!

I’m delighted to announce that there are changes afoot for the annual Jane’s WalkCHICAGO event. I’m still going to be working on inspiring civic engagement and creative responses for cities, though! After five rewarding years as the City Organizer of Jane’s Walk, I am transitioning to a new role. I’ve become a member of the […]

Final #MakeNewHistory Jane’s Walk of 2017!

We had better weather – and better light – yesterday for our second Dearborn Street Walk, and a very engaged group of  participants who asked lots of questions. Rolf Achilles illuminated the artistic and historic connections between the buildings and artworks on the street.  I thought I’d simply illustrate the progress of our Walk here, […]

We Made #NewHistory – A Biennial #Jane’sWalk

We had a dozen persevering people join us today on a Dearborn Street Jane’s Walk … and  despite the dismal, wet November day, we all stayed to the end and had a great time! Rolf Achilles covered tremendous ground in Chicago’s architectural and artistic heritage,  describing the evolution of office building construction by William LeBaron Jenney, […]

Registration Is Open for Our October #ChicagoBiennial Events!

Last month, we announced that Jane’s WalkCHICAGO will be an official participant of the Chicago Architecture Biennial: The State of the Art of Architecture. On the Biennial’s opening weekend of Saturday October 3 and Sunday October 4, we will be offering Jane’s WalkCHICAGO: The Art of Local Architecture on Dearborn Street from Van Buren to […]

Mark your calendar: special Jane’s Walk events in October!

We’re excited to announce that Jane’s WalkCHICAGO will be an official participant of the Chicago Architecture Biennial: The State of the Art of Architecture, which will launch in October 2015. On the opening weekend of Saturday October 3 and Sunday October 4, we will be offering Jane’s WalkCHICAGO: The Art of Local Architecture on Dearborn […]

The Outdoor Walking Event Not To Be Missed in Chicago The First Week in May Annually

So, I’ve been spending a lot of time in the last few months thinking and talking with people about how to create an organizational structure for “The Outdoor Walking Event Not To Be Missed in Chicago The First Week in May Annually” (mark your calendar now don’tchaknow!)” During the six years since it introduced the […]