Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 Annual Holiday Potluck Retro Cocktail Party

Our sixteenth annual retro holiday celebration was held at the former family home of architect Robert Hausner (built in 1954). It was featured in Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond’s…

Sunday Sept. 22 Party Like its 1965 in Lake Forest 2-5 pm

Continuing our 15th anniversary celebrations – Celebrate a CBB Success Story! End of Summer party at a spectacular 1965 midcentury home, owned by CBB members.  For CBB members…

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…