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Lincoln Park Architecture & History

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT



Speaker Series: Lincoln Park Architecture & History Lecture

Explore the fascinating and hidden history of Chicago’s largest and most visited park as renowned historian Julia Bachrach guides us on a journey through time from Lincoln Park’s past to present. At the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum South Gallery.

Julia S. Bachrach is an author, historian, and preservation planning consultant who previously served as Chicago Park District’s historian and preservationist for more than two decades. Her books include The City in a Garden: A History of Chicago’s Parks and Inspired by Nature: The Garfield Park Conservatory and Chicago’s West Side. She has appeared on television and radio programs such the Most Beautiful Places in Chicago with Geoffrey Baer, the 10 Parks That Changed America and various episodes of Curious City for WBEZ. Her recent projects include a Cultural Landscape Report for the Edith Farnsworth House, an icon of Modernism in Plano, Illinois and Finding Grace, an exhibit about an early Frank Lloyd Wright house in Hinsdale, Illinois and its remarkable owner—reformer and suffragist Grace Bagley. In addition to her consulting practice, Bachrach teaches part-time in the University of Chicago’s undergraduate Chicago Studies Program.

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, 60614 United States
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