Celebrating Chicago Women in Architecture With Free “Lunch Talk”

Free "Lunch Talk" Hosted by Chicago Women in Architecture.
Free “Lunch Talk” Hosted by Chicago Women in Architecture.

The Chicago Women in Architecture exhibition, which runs through December 2014, is hosting a “Lunch Talk” June 18 at the Architecture Foundation at 224 S. Michigan Ave. The exhibition also includes workshops, tours and lectures. The exhibition’s goal is to celebrate 40 years of spotlighting the works of women in architecture, showing the public that these projects — found in significant locations in the city — have been created by women. Founded in 1974, Chicago Women in Architecture is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization that exists as a forum for women in architecture and related professions. Their goal is to advance the status of women in the design professions by increasing visibility, providing mentorship, and advocating for professional issues. Membership includes architects, designers, planners, engineers, educators, landscape architects, students, and many other professionals whose careers parallel the field of architecture.

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