Egyptian Architecture here in Chicago? Learn about the revival style here!

"Romancing the Sphinx:
American Egyptian Revival Architecture"
November 14 at Uptown Library, 929 W Buena, 7pm

If you want to know why the facade at Nick's Uptown (currently in the process of being landmarked) on Sheridan Road is important, come and hear Heather Plaza-Manning speak on Egyptian architecture in America. You will learn about this movement and how it fits into Chicago architecture. This fascinating lecture lasts 45 minutes followed by 15 minutes for questions.

Heather Plaza-Manning is a preservationist and historian specializing in the "Egyptomania" movement in American popular culture, and is working on a book to chronicle her discoveries in this area. She is a graduate of the Historic Preservation program at the School of the Art Institute, and currently works for Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

The Uptown Library is at 929 W. Buena Ave. and the presentation will begin at 7pm.

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  • Mark Allen G.

    Only an hour or so away, so I hope everyone is excited to learn about Egyptian Revival tonight. If you see me (wearing a purple sweater) please say hello and introduce yourself in person- looking forward to meeting you gals and guys in person!

    November 14, 2013

  • Susanne R.

    I apologize.. My Mom fell I'll and I won't be able to make it tonight.

    November 14, 2013

    • Mark Allen G.

      No worries Susanne! I hope your mom is okay and has a fast recovery.

      November 14, 2013

  • Mark Allen G.

    Fingers crossed that you both make it Katie and Wayne! Hope to meet you both in person there!

    November 13, 2013

  • Katie

    I hope to make it. Hopefully traffic will be in my favor

    1 · November 12, 2013

  • Jeff O.

    Looking forward to it!

    1 · November 10, 2013

  • Mark Allen G.

    Great video Todd! Can we post it on the CADS facebook page?

    November 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    1 · November 8, 2013

  • Wayne S.

    Mark; I'll do my best to be there. Looking forward to it. Hope you find some interested & interesting people.

    1 · November 8, 2013

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