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Go-See-Do in Early April

Ted Rosenbaum

Former athlete, full-time engineer. I'd tell you more but I'd have to kill you.

Lots of stuff happens every day in Chicago--some of it is even related to urbanism/livability/whatever it is we do here.  We'll try to put together a list of the more interesting upcoming events for you whenever we get around to it.  Everything we list is free unless otherwise indicated.  We'll cover the events that we can get to, but we can't get to them all.  So, if you go to one of these and want to tell us about it, or want to see us pimp your event, email us, or get at us on Twitter.  We'll be back tomorrow with more Chicago-y goodness.

Tonight! Tuesday, April 6

"WPA 2.0: Working Public Architecture--Chicago Edition"

5pm at the Archeworks headquarters, 625 N. Kingsbury St.  Greg Dreicer of the Chicago Architecture Foundation will moderate the session on architecture and infrastructure in Chicago.  Or if this is too early for you, there's also...

"The Cindy Pritzker Lecture on Urban Life and Issues"

6pm in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium at the Washington Libary, 400 S. State St.  Starchitect Frank Gehry and CEO Tom Pritzker will have the floor.

Thursday, April 8

"Creative Living in the City: Walkable Urbanism and the Green Futures of Cities"

12:15-1:15pm in the Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington.  Carol Coletta the CEO of CEOs for Cities and author Doug Farr will be speaking at what should be a very interesting lunchtime lecture.  More info here.

Saturday, April 10

Transportation, Community & Climate Change: Seizing the Opportunity--$24 ($15 for students)

10am-5pm at Catalyst Ranch, 656 W. Randolph, Suite 3W.  This is a symposium run by the Sierra Club, along with the NRDC and Transportation for America.  More info is here.

Monday, April 12

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) Citizen's Advisory Committee

9-11am, Cook County Conference Room, 233 S. Wacker Dr. Suite 800.  The agenda is here, and includes a public comment period if you've got anything you want to add.

Wednesday, April 14

CTA Transit Board Meeting

10am, 2nd floor Boardroom, 567 W. Lake St.  More info on this and all future CTA meetings is here.

Thursday, April 15

Chicago Plan Commission

1pm, Council Chambers - City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St.  This meeting looks like it's mostly small-bore zoning changes, but that's where some of the most powerful changes take place.



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