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Keck & Keck Sloan House Tour

July 17, 2016 Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond hosted a great tour of the 1940 Sloan house, designed by Keck and Keck. Widely regarded as the first passive solar…

Elmhurst Art Museum: Playboy Architecture Exhibit

July 9, 2016 Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond’s event yesterday at the Elmhurst Art Museum was fantastic on many levels! We toured the Playboy exhibition which focused on architecture…

2015 Holiday Party

December 6, 2015 Our annual retro party was held in a beautiful 1951 Frank Lloyd Wright Usonion home in Lake Forest. View as Slideshow

Imperial Towers Tour

November 22, 2015 Our tour of three tastefully renovated condos at Imperial Towers was great fun! Designed in 1962 by Solomon Cordwell and Buenz. The landscaping and lobby…

2015 Merchandise Mart Tour

November 5, 2015 Photos from our tour of the showrooms of Herman Miller, Knoll, and Wolf/Subzero at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. It was a fun day learning…

Northwest Suburbs Modern Home Tour

September 20, 2015 A tour of 2 mid-century homes from the 1960s. Architectural Designer Ronald Petralito spoke about his career as well as this foreclosed and abandoned 1968…

Edward Humrich 1963 Riverwoods Home Event

August 16, 2015 View as Slideshow

Jens J Jenson, Jr. Home Event

April 12, 2015 Tour of architect Jens J Jensen, Jr’s house which he designed for his own family in 1962. Many original features including lighting, terrazo floors, bathrooms,…

2015 Annual Meeting

February 22, 2015 2015 CBB annual meeting and tour of the Sammet house by A. James Speyer. View as Slideshow

2014 Holiday Party

December 7, 2014 Held at the home of members Dennis Everson and Greg Smith a 1961 Midcentury Modern home by AIA Architect Robert Friedman with a stunning collection…

William Deknatel Winnetka Home Event

September 21, 2014 Tour of a spectacular 1964 house designed by William Deknatel. Prairie Modern, Mid-Century on the Lake in Hubbard Woods, Winnetka. Enclosed by walls of flagstone,…

Louis Huebner Park Ridge Home Event

August 24, 2014 Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond spent the afternoon at a stunning Mid-Century home in Park Ridge, IL by unsung architect Louis Huebner. Mr. Huebner was a…

Keck & Keck Home Event

July 20, 2014 Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond visited a 1961 Keck and Keck modern masterpiece (the Hirsch House). The home just went on the market, and the owners…

Don Erickson Barrington Homes Tour

June 29, 2014 Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond visited a secluded enclave of Don Erickson homes in Barrington, IL. Hiding in plain sight (right off Lake Cook Rd.) we…

2013 Holiday Party

December 8, 2013 Our Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond holiday pot luck party was held tonight at the fabulous modernist masterpiece – the Schweikher house in Schaumburg, IL, built…