2013 Event Archives


September 26, 2013
“'If Any Earthly Music Dare:' The Burne-Jones Windows in the Vestibule of Song” by Prof. Elizabeth Helsinger. 

Co-sponsored by the Chicago Chapter, Victorian Society in America. 

June 13, 2013
“The Tobey Furniture Company of Chicago” by lecturer Peter Copeland. 

Co-sponsored by the Historic Pullman Foundation.

March 7, 2013
"Grete Marks: When Modernism was Degenerate"
by Mel Buchanan
Co-sponsored by the Chicago Art Deco Society


Special Event

June 20, 2013
Historic Second Church and Second Presbyterian Church

National Historic Landmark Celebration

Senior Staff from Economic Development Attend Historic Landmark Dedication  Cook County Bureau of Economic Development Blog, June 26, 2013

"Chicago Church Dedicated as a National Historic Landmark"  Chicago Tribune, June 21, 2013

“Chicago Jewel Unhidden: Inside Shaw’s Spectacular Second Presbyterian Church, Now a National Historic Landmark” ArchitectureChicago PLUS, June 21, 2013

“Second Presbyterian Church Achieves National Historic Landmark Status”  Sloopin, June 21, 2013

“South Side Church Designated a National Historic Landmark”  WGN Morning News, June 21, 2013

“Second Presbyterian Church to Achieve Landmark Status”  South Loop Connection, June 15, 2013

“The South Loop’s Revival Brings New Appreciation for Chicago’s Landmark Second Presbyterian Church”  The Chicago Architecture Blog, June 13, 2013

“Church has Big Beauty, Few Members”  Chicago Sun-Times, May 7, 2013

“Second Presbyterian Church in South Loop Designated a National Historic Landmark”  Chicago Sun-Times, March 15, 2013

“Renwick/Shaw Second Presbyterian Designated a National Historic Landmark”  ArchitectureChicago PLUS, March 11, 2013


*All photos by Martin Cheung unless otherwise noted
*Interior sanctuary photo by James Caulfield