Tours & Lectures: Past

July, 2017

Goucher College, Townson, Maryland
Keynote Speech:  The Process of Preservation: From Local to International

San Antonio Kiwanis Club
Presentation: San Antonio Conservation in the 21st Century

May, 2017

Friends of the Glenview Library
Tour: Chicago’s Hyde Park

SA 100
Presentation: San Antonio Conservation in the 21st Century

March, 2017

The Cultural Landscape Foundation/Brackenridge Park Conservancy
Respondent: Renewing San Antonio’s Brackenridge Park Summit

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Lecture:  Path to the Future: Heritage as Development Strategy

February, 2017

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
Lecture: Path to the Future: Heritage as a Development Strategy

January, 2017

Capital Club, San Antonio Conservation Society
Tour: San Antonio from the River

December, 2016

Pullman National Monument Preservation Society, Chicago, IL
Lecture: The Future of Heritage: Engaging Stakeholders in Place

Kalo Foundation, Park Ridge, IL
Lecture: The Architecture of Barry Byrne

November 2016

University of Texas, San Antonio
Lecture: “The History of Historic Districts”

Partners Luncheon, PastForward National Preservation Conference, Houston, Texas
Keynote Lecture: “Partners in the Future: The Changing Face of Preservation Practice”

PastForward National Preservation Conference, Houston, Texas
“We The People” moderator for panel on new tools for community engagement

October 2016

“Art Treasures of Japan”, Art Institute of Chicago
Tour and Lectures: “Arts of Japan” and “Architecture of Japan”

Heritage Education Tours, San Antonio Conservation Society, San Antonio, Texas
Tour: Yturri-Edmunds House

September 2016

General Membership Meeting of San Antonio Conservation Society, San Antonio, Texas
Lecture: “Conserving Heritage”

August 2016

Historic Homeowner Fair, City of San Antonio, Texas
Lecture:”The Why and How of Historic Preservation: Community and Economy”

June 2016

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour:  Art and Architecture in Iowa

May 2016

Wright Plus, Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust
Oak Park, IL
Lecture:  The Architecture of Barry Byrne

April 2016

St Francis Xavier Church
Kansas City, Missouri
Lecture:  The Architecture of Barry Byrne

February 2016

Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana
Featured Lecture  From Main Street to Heritage Areas:  The Power of Preservation

Indiana Landmarks
Indianapolis, Indiana
Lecture:  Main Street and the Power of Preservation in the 21st century

November, 2015

National Preservation Conference
Washington, D.C.
Panelist:  Questioning the Tools

Irish Architecture Foundation
Chicago, IL
Speaker and Panelist: We Built This City

October, 2015

The National Trust for Canada Conference
Calgary, Alberta
Keynote Presentation: Path To The Future: Heritage, Sustainability, and Society

August, 2015

National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers Conference
Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico
Keynote Presentation: The National Register of Historic Places: Addressing the Diversity Deficit

July, 2015

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Washington, D.C.
Presentation: Diversity, Standards, and the Process of Preservation

June, 2015

Society of Architectural Historians, Latrobe Chapter
Washington, D.C.
Lecture and Book signing: The Architecture of Barry Byrne

National Capitol Planning Commission
Washington, D.C.
Presentation on World Heritage sites and planning

14th Annual Canova Architectural Encounter
Domodossola, Italy
Expert Presenter/Participant: Adaptation and Resilience: Past Architecture in the Future

April, 2015

Archaeology Panel Preserving the Past, Investing in the Future; Archaeology in the 21st Century
Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
Moderator:  Archaeology panel

February, 2015

Pocantico Call to Action on Climate Impacts and Cultural Heritage
Pocantico Center, Tarrytown, New York
Panelist/Contributor on behalf of Global Heritage Fund and National Trust for Historic Preservation

Saving Places 2015:  Colorado Preservation Conference
Denver, Colorado
Keynote Address:  Our Vanishing Heritage:  Why We Preserve

Modernism Week
Palm Springs, California
Lecturer:  Preserving Modernism in Chicago: From the Great Fire to the Farnsworth Flood

November, 2014

Ends and Means, Pacific Union Club
San Francisco, California
Speaker:  How New Technologies and Changing What We Know and What We Can Do About History

Office of Historic Preservation, San Antonio/Centro San Antonio
Keynote Speaker:  Saving the Best to Last:  The How and Why of Historic Preservation
Speaker:  Historic Windows
San Antonio, Texas

PAST FORWARD – National Preservation Conference
Savannah, Georgia
Panelist/Moderator:  TRUSTLIVE: preservationCRISIS – Climate Change and Historic Preservation

Raise The Barn: Explore the Many Faces of Sustainability
Woodside, California
Panelist:  Global Heritage Fund (with Global Fund for Women, Artisan Connect and POST)

October, 2014

Global Heritage Fund China Tour
Shanghai, China
Tour of the Bund, Shanghai

SAVE WRIGHT – Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Speaker and Panelist:  Looking to the Future: The Conservancy and Preservation of Modern Architecture

April, 2014

Recharging the Youth, International Conference on Youth Unemployment
Stavros Niarchos Foundation, New York City
Respondent:  Ministry of Culture presentation on Cultural Heritage

39th California Preservation Conference
Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA
Speaker:  International Lunch:  Global Heritage Fund

November 2013

National Preservation Conference
Indianapolis, Indiana
Moderator and Panelist: Diversity Conversation Starte

Traditional Building Conference
Los Angeles, California
Lecturer: Global Heritage and Preservation By Design

Culture Is A Basic Need, Revisited: Reflections and future perspectives on Cultural Emergency Response in Conflict and Disaster
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lecturer: Cultural Emergency Response and Cultural Diplomacy

River City Preservation Society
Mason City, Iowa
Lecturer: The Architecture of Barry Byrne

St. John’s Abbey
Collegeville, Minnesota
Lecturer: The Architecture of Barry Byrne

Fitch Colloquium 2013
Preservation East West: Engagements, Exchanges, Entanglements
New York, New York
Lecturer: Conserving Cultural Heritage in the 21st Century: East Meets West
Columbia University, New York

October 2013

AIA Taliesin Colloquium
Scottsdale, Arizona
Lecturer/Moderator: Compatible Infill in Historic Districts

September 2013

Society of Architectural Historians Chicago Chapter
Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois
Lecture: The Architecture of Barry Byrne

Landmarks Illinois Snapshots Lecture Series
Chicago, Illinois
Lecture: The Architecture of Barry Byrne

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Chicago, Illinois
Lecture and Tour: The Architecture of Barry Byrne

June 2013

World Bank
Moscow, Russia
Lecture: Planning and Preservation: Needs, Challenges, Models

May 2013

National Arts Club
New York, New York
Lecture: Chandramauleshwar Temple, Hampi: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

November 2012

National Preservation Conference
Spokane, Washington
Panelist/Moderator: Rightsizing and Preservation: Continuing the Conversation

October 2012

Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Conference
Mason City, Iowa
The Midwestern Modernity of Barry Byrne

September 2012

Stanford Center for International Development
GuangDong Urban Development Symposium
Tour: Monterey and Carmel

May 2012

Forum on Global Heritage in a Developing World – Focus on Asia
Asia Society, New York
Lecture: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Preservation

Institute of Design Strategy Conference, Chicago
Lecture: Heritage Economies: Conserving and Sustaining

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Study Tour: Historic China: Yunnan

April 2012

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour: Illinois and Michigan Canal

Art Institute of Chicago
Ethnic Chicago III

March 2012

Art Institute of Chicago
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Tour: Mysteries of the Mekong River: Cambodia – Vietnam
Lectures: Angkor Wat: Cosmic Kingship; Vietnam in Art and Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design
Guest Lecture, Critical and Strategic Conservation: Conserving Modernism

February 2012

Jane Addams Hull House Museum
Moderator: Is This My Beautiful House symposium

January 2012

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Class Study Tour:  Lima, Peru

November 2011

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour:  Chicago Fire

New Mexico State University/Dona Ana Community College, Las Cruces
Lecture:  Preserving Community in the U.S. and Abroad

October 2011

North Shore Senior Center
Tour:  Literary Chicago

September 2011

Visual Culture Working Group, University of Illinois at Chicago
Panel:  Halsted Street, 1934

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour:  Houses by Mies van der Rohe

July 2011

Peace Hotel, Shanghai
Lecture:  Chicago in China: Architecture of the Bund

American Association of Museums Conference, Chicago
Tour:  Downtown Chicago

June 2011

Congress on New Urbanism Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Panelist:  Historic Preservation and New Urbanism

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour:  China Family Adventure

May 2011

Why Does The Past Matter?  ICOMOS International Conference, Amherst, Massachusetts
Paper:  Heritage Travel in China and the Limits of Authenticity

March 2011

Park Ridge Historical Society
Lecture:  Barry Byrne: Clarity and Delight

February 2011

Modernism Week, Palm Springs
Lecture and Panelist:  Preserving Modernism in Chicago

November 2010

Harmonie Club
Tour:  Chicago’s North Shore

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour:  Forgotten Chicago

October 2010

Harmonie Club
Tour:  Chicago’s North Shore

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour:  Chicago’s Ethnic Neighborhoods II

Chicago Women’s History Group
Lecture:  Barry Byrne: Clarity and Delight

National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, Denver, CO
Panelist:  Preservation Education in the 21st Century: What’s Needed; What’s Next

September 2010

Lake Geneva Conservancy
Lecture:  The Future of Historic Preservation

June 2010

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour: Chicago’s Ethnic Neighborhoods

May 2010

Denver Art Museum
Tour: Chicago Architecture

Art Express Chicago
Tour: Chicago Architecture

Art On The Move
Tour: Chicago Architecture

April 2010

Society of Architectural Historians National Conference, Chicago
Local Chair and Convener

MIT Council for the Arts
Tour: Chicago Architecture

March 2010

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour: Chicago’s Historic Churches

February 2010

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Lecture: Community Activism and the Rise of Historic Districts

January 2010

The Guild of the Chicago History Museum
Lecture: Preservation in Chicago

November, 2009

Missouri State Historic Preservation Conference
Keynote Presentation: Heritage Areas worldwide and the growth of preservation

October, 2009

Art Institute of Chicago Potpourri Tour
Tour: Chicago Literary

September, 2009

Art Institute of Chicago Potpourri Tour
Tour: Quintessential Chicago: Churches and Parks

American Planning Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois
Mobile workshop: Extreme Re-Use Projects

Prairie District Neighbors Alliance
Moderator: The Future of Prairie Avenue

August, 2009

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

July, 2009

Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission
Lecture: Architectural Styles in the Chicago Area

Art Institute of Chicago Potpourri Tour
Tour: Miesian Masterpieces: The Farnsworth and McCormick Houses

June, 2009

Pleasant Home Foundation Annual Meeting
Keynote: Wright and Maher: Two Prairie Architects

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Study Tour: Historic China: Yunnan

May, 2009

Quincy Historic Preservation Commission, Quincy, Illinois
Lecture: Historic Districts and Historic Preservation: Preserving The Future

St. Francis Xavier Church, Kansas City, Missouri
Lecture: The Architecture of Francis Barry Byrne

April, 2009

Art Institute of Chicago Potpourri Tour
Little Canal on the Prairie: Lockport and the I & M Canal Corridor

March, 2009

The Sixth National Forum on Historic Preservation Practice
A Critical Look at Sustainability and Historic Preservation
Juried paper: “Greening The Prairie School”

APT Great Lakes Chapter
Moderator: Panel on Authenticity

November, 2008

Art Institute of Chicago Potpourri Tour
Oak Park and Prairie School Architecture

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Lecture: Preservation in China

October, 2008

Christ the King Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Lecture: The Architecture of Francis Barry Byrne

Know Your Chicago
Tour: Adaptive Re-use in Chicago’s Loop

League of Women Voters, Kenilworth, Illinois
Panelist: The National Register of Historic Places

September, 2008

Know Your Chicago 60th Anniversary Symposium, Chicago
Keynote speech: Preserving Historic Buildings: New Futures for the Past

Traditional Building Conference, Chicago
Presentation: Fifty Years of Chicago Historic Districts

The History of Historic Preservation in Chicago symposium, Chicago
Panel moderator: Advocacy and Chicago Neighborhoods

Art Institute of Chicago Potpourri Tour
I & M Canal Corridor: Hegeler-Carus mansion and LaSalle Canal boat

2nd Annual Treasures of the Tri-Cities Fall Showcase, Wayne, Illinois
Keynote: Landmarks of the Future?

August, 2008

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

July, 2008

Art Institute of Chicago Potpourri Tour
Little Canal on the Prairie: Lockport and the I & M Canal Corridor

June, 2008

Yunnan Sustainable Development Forum, Dali, China
Presentation and response on Weishan Heritage Valley preservation as part of US-China Arts Exchange sustainable development team

May, 2008

Elgin Historic Preservation Commission
Lecture: Windows

University of Illinois at Chicago Commencement Speaker
The Art Institute of Chicago
Study Leader: Beijing, Xi’An, Lijiang, Yangzi River and Shanghai

April, 2008

Landmarks Illinois Snapshots, Chicago
Lecture: “A City Cannot Be A Work of Art:” The role of community activists in the historic preservation movement

Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago
Moderator: We Will Not Squander Chicago’s Great Architectural Heritage! Preserving Chicago Through Grassroots Efforts.

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

March, 2008

Plainfield Historic Preservation Commission
Lecture: Windows

Art Institute of Chicago Potpourri Tour
Two Icons of Midcentury: Mies’ Glass Box and Goff’s Coal Saucer

February, 2008

Break the Box Lecture Series, Unity Temple, Oak Park
Lecture: Barry Byrne and Unity Temple

January, 2008

Heritage Conservation: An Indo-American Perspective, Ahmedabad, India
Keynote Address: Preservation Education in the United States
Paper: Greening the Prairie School: Past Sustainable

December, 2007

National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC
Panelist, review of grant applications

November, 2007

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Lecture: SAIC’s Historic Preservation work in Yunnan, 2003-2008

October, 2007

National Preservation Conference, St. Paul, MN
Panel: Twenty Years of the Nation’s First Heritage Area

Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy Conference, Racine, WI
Tour: Barry Byrne’s St. Patrick’s Church

September, 2007

Chicago History Museum, Chicago
Tour: Chicago’s Lakefront

July, 2007

School of the Art Institute, Chicago
Lecture: Chicago Preservation at Street Level

June, 2007

Illinois Preservation Conference, Chicago
Tour: Early Modernism in Hyde Park

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
From South of the Cloud: Preserving the Culture and Nature of Yunnan
Paper: Historic Preservation in Yunnan: Weishan Heritage Valley

May, 2007

Glessner House Museum
Lecture: Chicago’s Preservation History

International Preservation Trades Network Conference, Tällberg, Sweden
Presentation: Integrating Hands-On Training in Academic Curricula

April, 2007

US/ICOMOS 10th International Symposium, San Francisco, CA
Paper: Weishan Heritage Valley: Pre-tourism Preservation and Conservation Planning in Yunnan

March, 2007

Chicago History Museum, Chicago
Tour: Chicago Dioramas: Inside and Out

Downers Grove Library
Lecture: History and Preservation in Savannah

Landmarks Illinois Snapshots, Chicago
Lecture: Courtyard Houses of Weishan: Documentation and Delight

February, 2007

Second Presbyterian Church, Chicago
Lecture: Landmarks, Beauty and History: Did Lincoln Sleep Here?

University of Illinois Chicago
Lecture: Sustainable Development Is Preservation

University of Pittsburgh Symposium Current Directions in Preservation Education
Presentation and Panel discussion: Preservation Philosophy and Curricula

November, 2006

Hegeler-Carus Foundation, LaSalle, Illinois
Lecture: Preservation in Weishan, Yunnan, China

Training Preservation Specialists Conference, Kyiv, Ukraine
Paper Presentation: Preservation Education in the United States

October, 2006

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Panelist: Preserving Sullivan

National Trust Addition Without Subtraction Symposium, Milwaukee, WI
Presenter: Milton House Case Study

Chicago History Women’s Club
Lecture: Preservation in Chicago

September, 2006

Chicago History Museum
Docent Training Lecture: The History of Chicago

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

June, 2006

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Study Tour: Historic China: Yunnan

May, 2006

Geographic Society of Chicago
Tour: Chicago’s Parks and Boulevards

Pleasant Home Restoration Foundation
Lecture: George W. Maher and Frank Lloyd Wright

April, 2006

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

Traditional Building Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, IL
Panelist: When Preservation Involves Demolition

Art Institute of Chicago Auxiliary Board
Lecture: Architecture and Preservation in Charleston

Krier and Associates
Tour: Millenium Park

March, 2006

Texas A & M University Preservation Symposium, Texas
Lecture: Creating Historic Districts: The Role of the Community and the Academy

February, 2006

St. Patrick’s Church, Racine, Wisconsin
Lecture: Barry Byrne Builds a Racine Landmark

November, 2005

Harold Washington College
Tour: Literary Chicago

October, 2005

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: Lincoln Park’s landscapes gardens

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: The Great Chicago Fire

September, 2005

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: Prairie School Architecture in Oak Park

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

July, 2005

Canal Corridor Association NEH Teacher’s Workshop
Tour: Reading the Canal Landscape: Ottawa to LaSalle

June, 2005

Illinois Historic Preservation Conference, Joliet
Session Moderator: Windows New and Old
Presentation: History of Historic Preservation

May, 2005

National Park Service, Preserve and Play Conference, Chicago
Introductory Remarks and Moderator, Sports Stadiums panel

Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, Illinois
Teacher Training Tours: Chicago Literary History and The Great Chicago Fire

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert Witness: Ravenswood Club

April, 2005

Chicago Historical Society, Chicago, Illinois
Docent Training lecture and tour: The Great Chicago Fire

Glessner House and Charnley-Persky House
Lecture: 19th Century Chicago Architecture

Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission
Expert Witness: Demolition 747 S. Elmwood

March, 2005

School of the Art Institute Preservatio Symposium, Chicago, Illinois
Lecture: Putting the Charette before the Cheval: Creating Historic Districts

Channel 11 WTTW Chicago, “Chicago Tonight” segment on religious architecture

February, 2005

Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois Snapshots, Chicago, Illinois
Lecture: Measuring The Temple Walls: SAIC’s Historic Preservation work in Yunnan, China

January, 2005

Chicago Architecture Foundation Docent Training
Lecture: Chicago Neighborhoods: History, Ethnicity, and Style

November, 2004

Pleasant Home Foundation
Tour: Glorious Glass: Oak Park Churches

October, 2004

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: The Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Sara Lee Corporation
Tour: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Oak Park, Illinois

Grundy County Historical Society
Lecture: Canal Town Architecture: What Style Is It?

September, 2004

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: Chicago’s Literary Landmarks

August, 2004

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

July, 2004

Canal Corridor Association NEH Teacher’s Workshop
Tour: Reading the Canal Landscape: Ottawa to LaSalle

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Alumni Development
Lecture: Hubert Ropp and the restoration of the Champlain/Sharp lobby

June, 2004

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Tour: Historic Shanghai: The Bund and Beyond (part of Study Trip)

Canal Corridor Association NEH Teacher’s Workshop
Tour: Reading the Canal Landscape: Ottawa to LaSalle

School of the Art Institute of Chicago NEH Teacher’s Workshop
Tour: Chicago’s South Side: Architectural and Cultural Landscape

May, 2004

Pleasant Home Foundation
Lecture: Wright, Maher and the Rest of the Prairie School

April, 2004

Art Institute of Chicago Auxiliary Board
Lecture: Architecture and Preservation in Old New Orleans

Associated Colleges of the Midwest: Semester in the Arts
Lecture: Chicago Architecture

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

March, 2004

Chicago Historical Society
Docent training lecture: Lincoln Park

February, 2004

Fortnightly Club of Chicago
Lecture: History of Preservation in Chicago

January, 2004

Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois Snapshots, Chicago, Illinois
Lecture: Barry Byrne: Forgotten Prairie

Pleasant Home Foundation, Oak Park, Illinois
Lecture: Barry Byrne: Forgotten Prairie

December, 2003

Friends of Downtown Brown Bag Lunch
Lecture: Christmas in the Loop

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert Witness: Fremont Row House District

November, 2003

Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church Centennial
Lecture: Louis Sullivan and the Function of Preservation

October, 2003

National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, Denver, CO
Panelist: Preservation Education: The Next Step

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: The Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Associated Colleges of the Midwest: Semester in the Arts
Lecture: Chicago Architecture

Pleasant Home Foundation, Oak Park
Tour: Prairie School in Hyde Park

Australian Consulate/Cliffdwellers
Lecture: Unknown Prairie School Architecture in Chicago

September, 2003

Joliet Preservation Seminar
Lecture: Window Replacement and Historic Preservation

Restoration/Renovation Show
Panel Moderator: A Matrix of Disciplines: Preservation Education

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

Brandeis University Alumni Series
Lecture: The Burnham Plan (with Dennis McClendon)

July, 2003

School of the Art Institute of Chicago TICA workshop
Tour: Architecture and Community and Chicago’s South Side

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: Chicago At Play

May, 2003

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Lecture: The School of the Art Institute’s Preservation Progress

Pleasant Home Foundation
Lecture: George Maher and Frank Lloyd Wright

City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Tour: Prairie Architecture on the South Side

April, 2003

University of Chicago – Cultural Policy Center
Co-Chair: Conference on Cultural Landmarks and Cultural Policy
Presenter: Panel on Public Memory and Heritage Preservation

Historic Mayslake Foundation
Lecture: The Architecture of Barry Byrne

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

March, 2003

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: Chicago Southland

Chicago Historical Society
Lecture Series: Chicago History, Architecture, Culture

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert Witness: Demolition in Old Town Triangle District

February, 2003

Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission
Expert Witness: Demolition of 215-217 N. Grove Avenue

SAIC Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects
Lecture: Gendered Space

November, 2002

City of Chicago
Tour: Markers of Distinction

October, 2002

Chicago Historical Society
Tour: The Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois
Lecture: Adopt-A-Castle: Historic Preservation in Ireland

Restoration/Renovation Conference, Cleveland, Ohio
Lectures: American House Styles: Exterior and Interior

September, 2002

Illinois Preservation Conference
Presentation: Lesser Known Architects: Barry Byrne, Bruce Goff, O.C. Simonds

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Lecture: Historic Preservation and Sustainability

August, 2002

Museum of Science and Industry
Lecture and Tour: Architecture Behind The Scenes

June, 2002

Loyola University Chicago
Lecture: The History of Preservation in Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Tours of Historic Ireland: Roscrea, Portumna, The Burren, Gort

May, 2002

Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago
Lecture: The Postwar Architecture of Barry Byrne

Feltre School, Chicago
Lecture and Tour: Renaissance in Chicago: Influences and Reactions

Chicago’s Great Spaces and Places, Chicago
Tour: Preserved Churches

April, 2002

Society of Architectural Historians National Conference, Richmond, Virginia
Paper: Continuity and Clarity: The Midcentury Designs of Barry Byrne

Midwest Preservation Symposium, Indianapolis, Indiana
Panel: Graduate Preservation Education Programs

Eckenhoff Saunders Architects
Lecture: Celtic and Irish Art and Architecture

March, 2002

Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce
Lecture: The Value of Historic Preservation

February, 2002

15th Annual Grove Park Inn Arts and Crafts Conference, Asheville, North Carolina
Seminar Presentation: Prairie School Designers: Building the Bridge from Arts and Crafts to the Machine Age.

January, 2002

National Association of Remodeling Contractors
Lecture: What Are We Trying to Preserve?

Art Institute of Chicago
Lecture: Tiffany, Sullivan, Chicago

Graduate Student Symposium, University of Illinois at Chicago
Paper: Continuity and Clarity: The Midcentury Designs of Barry Byrne

December, 2001

Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois Snapshots, Chicago, Illinois
Lecture: Haunted by Windows

October, 2001

CEO/CFO Association
Tour: Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Lecture: Art and Craft on the Prairie: George Maher and Frank Lloyd Wright

July, 2001

CISA Conference
Lecture and Tour: Chicago: Immigration, Growth and Architecture

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

St. Francis Xavier Church, Kansas City
Lecture: The Church Architecture of Barry Byrne

ABA Convention
Tours: Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park Chicago History and Architecture

June, 2001

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert Witness: Washington Square District Extension

May, 2001

Archi-Treasures, Chicago
Panelist: Loopholes/Potholes: Tourism in Chicago Neighborhoods

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Lecture: Space, Time and Angkor Wat

April, 2001

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert Witness: Bush Temple of Music

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

February, 2001

Art Institute of Chicago
Tour: Mysteries of Southeast Asia (Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam)
Lectures: Khmer Art and Architecture Thai Art and Architecture Cham Architecture and Sculpture Daoism, Confucianism and Dai Viet Architecture

December, 2000

Arts Club of Chicago
Lecture: What Goes Around Comes Around: Alive In The Loop with Anthony Jones

November, 2000

National Council for Preservation Education
National Conference, Los Angeles, California
Panel Leader: Integrating Hands-On Activities into an Academic Curriculum

Art Institute of Chicago Governor’s Annual Luncheon
Lecture: What Goes Around Comes Around: Alive In The Loop with Anthony Jones

October, 2000

University of Illinois – Chicago – Architecture School
Guest Lecture: Careers in Historic Preservation

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

September, 2000

Pleasant Home Foundation
Tour of George Maher homes on Hutchinson Street

Illinois Preservation Conference
Panel Moderator: Preservation Education: Evanston Case Study

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert Witness: Burling Row House District

August, 2000

Museum of Science and Industry
Lecture and Tour: Architecture Behind The Scenes

June, 2000

Roscrea Heritage Society, Roscrea, Ireland
Lecture: Preserving and Interpreting Heritage Areas in the United States

May, 2000

Gaylord Building, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Lecture: Art, Architecture and Preservation in the I & M Canal Corridor

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Lecture: Artistic Interpretation of Historic Sites

Pleasant Home Foundation
Lecture: Prairie School Architecture in Oak Park

March, 2000

University of Illinois – Chicago – Architecture School
Guest Lecture: Careers in Historic Preservation

School of the Art Institute Development Breakfasts
Lecture: Loop History

February, 2000

Friends of Downtown
Coordinator, Panelist “Chicago Preservation in the New Millenium”

Irish-American Heritage Center
Lecture: St. Brendan’s Cathedral, Loughrea – A Treasury of Modern Irish Art

November, 1999

Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana
Keynote Speaker, West Baden Springs Project

October, 1999

Ludwigs Museum Köln
3-day tour of Chicago and Oak Park

September, 1999

Royal Institute of Irish Architects
Tour: St. Thomas Apostle Church

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Oriental Institute
Lecture: Barry Byrne in Hyde Park

August, 1999

Museum of Science and Industry
Lecture and Tour: Architecture Behind The Scenes

July, 1999

Chicago Park District
Tour: Grant Park

June, 1999

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert Witness: Tree Studios

May, 1999

Garden Clubs of America
Tour: Grant Park and Garfield Park

Pleasant Home Foundation
Lecture: Frank Lloyd Wright, George W. Maher and the Prairie School

March, 1999

Irish-American Heritage Center
Lecture: Barry Byrne: A Prairie School Architect in Ireland

February, 1999

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert Witness: Montgomery Ward Warehouse and White Tower

November, 1998

Heritage Preservation Workshop Conference, Saugatuck, Michigan
Keynote Address: Defining Heritage Preservation

Chicago Historical Society Teacher Education Seminar
Lecture: Chicago’s Waterways: The I & M Canal

October, 1998

Chicago Park District
Tour: Grant Park

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio Foundation Symposium:
Paper: Barry Byrne and European Modernism

United States Tennis Association
Tour: Chicago Architecture and History

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Docent Training Lecture: Preservation Issues Today

University of Illinois – Chicago
Panelist: Master of Science in Historic Preservation programs

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop tour

Oak Park Historic Preservation Commission
Lecture: Local Landmark Laws

September, 1998

Field Museum of Natural History
Tour: Visiting Frederick Law Olmsted in Chicago

Chicago Park District
Tour: Jackson Park

August, 1998

Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio Foundation
Tour: I & M Canal National Heritage Corridor

July, 1998

I & M Canal Sesquicentennial Teacher Workshop
Lecture & Tour: I & M Canal Era Architecture

June, 1998

Environmental Monitoring Conference, Burren College of Art, Ireland
Paper: Preserving the Bottom Line: The Business of Preservation in America

May, 1998

Chicago Historical Society/Garfield Park Conservatory
Tour: A Day In The Park: Garfield Park

Pleasant Home Foundation
Lecture: Frank Lloyd Wright, George W. Maher and the Prairie School

Winnetka Garden Club
Lecture: Historic Preservation; Home, Garden & Beyond

April, 1998

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop tour

Ottawa Historical Society
Lecture: Architecture Along the I & M Canal Corridor

March, 1998

Irish-American Heritage Center
Lecture: The Irish In Chicago’s Parks and Monuments

Chicago Historical Society Teacher Education Seminar
Lecture: Chicago’s Waterways: The I & M Canal

November, 1997

Chicago Architecture Foundation
Lecture: Preserving Iron and Steel Towns in England, New Jersey, and Illinois

October, 1997

Western Springs Historical Society
Lecture: Principles of Historic Preservation

Restoration ’98 Conference
Panelist: Careers in Restoration

Inspired Partnerships Stained Glass Seminar
Tour: Stained Glass in Chicago’s Churches

Chicago Historical Society Seminar
Lecture: Waterways: Imagination, Environmental Engineering and the Making of Chicago

National Council for Preservation Education
Panelist: Starting and Retooling Preservation Programs

September, 1997

Association for Preservation Technology Annual Conference, Chicago
Tour: Conservation of Joliet-Lemont Limestone

July, 1997

Geographic Society of Chicago
Tour: Chicago’s Historic Parks and Boulevards

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop

Commission on Chicago Landmarks
Expert witness for public hearing on Wicker Park demolition permit

Elmhurst Historical Society
Lecture: Chicago’s Historic Waterways

June, 1997

University of Illinois at Chicago Historic Preservation Workshop
Lecture: Downtown Revitalization

April, 1997

FOCUS on the Arts – Highland Park High School
Lecture: Preservation in Chicago

March, 1997

Irish-American Heritage Center
Lecture: Irish Canal Workers on the Illinois & Michigan Canal

Chicago Architecture Foundation High School Program
Tour: Black Metropolis and Pilsen tour

Geographic Society of Chicago – Harold Washington Library
Lecture: Urban Conservation in Chicago

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Tour: Preservation and Revitalization in Chicago’s South Loop