Sunday, August 11, 2019 Open House, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. 1952 Keck and Keck

CBB member Joyce Myles has been the steward of this totally original, 1952 Keck and Keck in Chicago Heights for a dozen years. Now, due to a move…

Sunday, July 14, 2019 2pm- 4pm Milton Schwartz Home in Glencoe + 1967 Grunsfeld Open House

On July 14, 2019 CBB members toured two Mid Century homes in the North Shore suburbs. The first, a stacked stone ranch in Glencoe by suburban architect, Milton…

Sunday, June 23, 2019, 2pm – 4pm FREE Open House in Libertyville

CBB members and their guests were invited to celebrate summer and tour this 1965 ranch on Lake Minear near downtown Libertyville. This Mid-century gem in pristine condition offers…

15th Anniversary Farnsworth House Picnic and Tour – June 29, 2019 4:00 p.m.

Thanks to all who joined us for our 15th anniversary celebration!  Our first event was a trip to the Farnsworth House on June 27, 2004. It seemed fitting…

Mathew Rachman Gallery Mies van der Rohe Exhibit Members Reception Friday April 19, 2019 6-9 pm

Thank you to Matthew Rachman Gallery for inviting CBB members to tour a unique and rare collection of original blueprints by Mies van der Rohe. We were able…

Retro Holiday Potluck Party Sunday Dec. 2

Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond paid members were invited to the annual Retro Holiday Potluck Party, which was held last night, Sunday, December 2nd, 2018.  Members brought a dish…

1958 Edward Dart Home Open this Sunday 7/29/18

July 29, 2018 Open house 1-3pm 98 Graymoor Lane Be the first to see this dramatic Edward Dart design from 1958. Built on a gorgeous lot with sweeping views across a…

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…