Thoroughly Modern Peterson: The Architecture of Chicago’s Most Mod Street

Thursday, July 19, 2018 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Radmacher Meeting Room. CBB members are invited to a free talk and slideshow featuring architectural photographer Lee Bey, examining…

1968 Don Erickson home in Park Ridge

Sunday, July 1st,  2pm – 4pm  CBB members enjoyed touring this amazing Park Ridge home designed by Don Erickson, hosted by listing agent Paul Swanson of Baird &…

Mies McCormick House Revealed

Sunday, June 24, 2:30 p.m.  A special visit/tour at the Elmhurst Art Museum Address: 150 Cottage Hill Ave. Elmhurst, Illinois 60126  FREE to paid members, RSVP below. Mies’s McCormick House…

Jack Denst – Discover an iconic Bauhaus-trained interior artist

Sunday, April 8  1-3 p.m.  April marked the beginning activities for CBB with a tour of the Jack Denst Estate Gallery in Beverly. Jack Denst was a prolific…

Mid-Century Modern Dream House and Holiday Party December 2 + 3, 2017

What if you took a futuristic home built in 1962 and filled it with rare vintage furniture of the era, to create a Mid-Century Modern Dream House? Chicago…

Frost House Tour – 1960s Prefab with original Paul McCobb interiors

17Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 1:00 p.m.  CBB members toured and met the owners of this Mondrian-esque prefab house in Michigan City, IN.  The house is named after the…

Modernism in Deerfield – Thursday Sept. 28, 2017 7 p.m.

An event of interest: CBB member architect Don Wrobleski will give a free talk on six homes in the Deerfield area that represent the growth of Modernism.  The…

Sunday Aug. 13 Event: 1960 Edward Dart home in Highland Park

Sunday, August 13, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.  CBB members and guests toured this spectacular lakefront modernist masterpiece by Edward Dart.  Words cannot express it, photos cannot capture…

July 30th Event: Dennis Blair Lakefront Home in North Barrington

Sunday July 30th, 2017 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. 471 East Oxford Road North Barrington CBB members and guests were invited to this Sunday event at a very special home…

Beach Point Tower Tour

Saturday June 24, 2017 11a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Beach Point Tower 5801 Sheridan Rd. Chicago CBB members and guests enjoyed a perfect Chicago beach day while touring one…

International Style Open House Sunday May 21, 2017

Sunday May 21, 3 – 5 p.m. Special Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond Open House: 949 Fisher Lane, Winnetka Event hosted by Carol Hunt and Joe Kunkel, Baird and…

Landscape Modernism – Dan Kiley Exhibit at CAF

Opening April 18, 2017, this traveling photographic exhibition and retrospective features 45 vibrant photographs, which chronicle the current state of 27 of Kiley’s more than 1,000 projects worldwide….

April 20, 2017 Michigan Modern Talk at AIA

MICHIGAN MODERN: DESIGN THAT SHAPED AMERICA WHEN Thursday, April 20 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. PRICE Admission: Free LOCATION AIA Chicago, 35 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 250, Chicago…

Lee Bey “Beyond Mies” April 22 at Wintrust Bank

Saturday, April 22, 2017  CBB’s 2017 annual meeting was hosted by Wintrust Bank, showcasing the renovation of their 1961 bank building in Old Town (originally North Federal Savings)….

Keck’s House of Tomorrow Lecture March 14 AIA Chicago

TUESDAY / MARCH 14, 2017 / 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Restoring Keck’s House of Tomorrow – America’s first glass house. Last night, March 14, 2017: At a…