African-American Architecture Trolley Tour

ping tom park.jpg Black architects are underrepresented, yet have made considerable contributions to the Chicago cityscape. Join the Office of Community Affairs and Outreach Programs, along with Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture faculty member and former dean Michelangelo Sabatino on a tour of notable projects by black architects on the South Side of Chicago. The tour includes the Johnson Publishing Company Building, the first and only downtown high-rise project designed by a black architect; Tom (Ping) Memorial Park; First Church of Deliverance; the 31st Street Harbor building, and more!

The tour will be held on Saturday, August 17 from 10 a.m.–noon and picks up from IIT Tower (10 W. 35th Street, Mies Campus).

Purchase your $10 non-refundable ticket here.