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1/20/21

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Brian Lee Joins Illinois Institute of Technology for a Conversation on Netsch Home and Preserving Midwestern Modernism

Join SOM and Wheeler Kearns Architects with the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture PhD Program for "Preserving Midwestern Modernism: A Conversation on the Legacies of Chicago's Netsch and Graham Homes."

Michelangelo Sabatino, IIT Professor and co-author of Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929-75, will moderate a discussion between SOM Consulting Partner Brian Lee and Wheeler Kearns Architects Principal Dan Wheeler on the challenges and exciting potentials of adapting a modern home to suit contemporary needs and aesthetics. They will be joined by current Netsch Home resident Will Forrest, who will share his experiences of renovating and living in a space with such a storied legacy.

This event is co-sponsored by IIT's College of Architecture PhD Program, SOM, and Docomomo Chicago.

Preserving Midwestern Modernism: A Conversation on the Legacies of Chicago's Netsch and Graham Homes

January 29, 2021
12:00pm - 2:00pm CST

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