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    • Friday, September 29, 2023
    • 9:00 AM
    • SAIC 116 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, Room 1506
    • 10

    Please join APT WGLC in supporting the SAIC APT PETC Student Design Build Team during their practice presentation. Please see the flier for details. Registration is required due to building security. 

    Coffee and bagels provided. 

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    • Wednesday, October 25, 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Jefe Urban Cocina, 219 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414

    Come join the Bulletin Club for a lively discussion of preservation articles!

    We'll be at Jefe Urban Cocina on Main Street

    Jefe Urban Cocina (jefeminneapolis.com)

    This meeting's articles will be chosen closer to time:

    • Thursday, October 26, 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Chicago Board of Trade Building 141 W. Jackson Blvd.

    APT WGLC welcomes members to join us for a tour of the Chicago Board of Trade Building. The CBOT was designed by Holabird and Root in the Art Deco style. It opened in 1930 and was the tallest building in Chicago for more than three decades. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and as a Chicago Landmark. 

    Our tour will include historic interior spaces as the building is in the planning phases for a renovation project that will include creative office, retail, restaurant spaces while respecting the building's historic features. 

    This program will offer 1 AIA CEU pending approval. The event is limited to 15 participants. 

    Please join us for a casual drop-in happy hour after the event at Ceres located in the CBOT building. Happy hour is open to all and tour participants should arrive around 5 pm. 

    • Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • TC Industries, 3703 State Route 31, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

    Please join APT WGLC for a special opportunity to tour the American Terra Cotta Museum in Crystal Lake, IL.

    The tour will start with a brief introduction from APT WGLC Member Tim Schneiderwind followed by a self guided tour. 

    Established to preserve the artifacts of the American Terra Cotta and Ceramic Company the museum is available by appointment only. There has been no terra cotta production since the WWII era when the American Terra Cotta and Ceramic Company transitioned to TC Industries, a steel producer.  Consequently there is little residual knowledge of ATCC. Fortunately, there was some research in the 1990s to catalog tooling, molds and and samples that were retained on the property and the museum encourages curious visitors to share any information they may have regarding the artefacts. 

Past events

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 Tour of the JI Case Building
Wednesday, August 09, 2023 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Wednesday, August 02, 2023 Happy Hour at Historic Turner Hall
Thursday, June 29, 2023 Tour of the Evanston Masonic Temple
Wednesday, June 14, 2023 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 Fort Snelling Upper Post Tour
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 Members only tour of the Baha'i Temple
Thursday, April 27, 2023 2023 Symposium: Masonry: History, Materials, and Repair
Wednesday, April 05, 2023 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Saturday, March 25, 2023 School of the Art Institute Chicago, Historic Preservation Program Mentoring Event
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Thursday, February 02, 2023 Members Only Mosaic Workshop
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 City Church Ruins Transformation: More Than Meets the Eye in Gary, Indiana
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 Investigation & Repair of Rotted Wood-Pile Foundations
Friday, October 07, 2022 Members Only Lannon Stone Quarry Tour
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 When Measuring Isn’t Enough – Evaluating Existing Structures
Thursday, September 15, 2022 Milwaukee Documentation Workshop
Thursday, September 08, 2022 Happy Hour with Docomomo/WI and Milwaukee Preservation Alliance
Thursday, August 11, 2022 “Greening” of Historic Buildings: Integration of Ground Source Heat Pumps into Historic Buildings
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Thursday, June 30, 2022 Members-only Tour of the Old Republic Building
Thursday, May 19, 2022 Chicago Record Row - Members only tour
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Friday, May 13, 2022 University of Wisconsin - Stout Campus Tour
Thursday, April 28, 2022 The Structure of Skyscrapers in America, 1871-1900 Their History and Preservation
Saturday, April 02, 2022 School of the Art Institute Chicago, Historic Preservation Program Mentoring Event
Thursday, March 03, 2022 Members Only Stained Glass Workshop
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Bulletin Club - Ethics and Preservation
Thursday, September 09, 2021 Behind the Scenes: Members-Only Tour of the Chicago Cultural Center's Grand Army of the Republic Rooms
Wednesday, August 04, 2021 Minnesota Bulletin Club Meeting
Friday, June 25, 2021 Plaster Workshop: Mold-Making and Margaritas
Thursday, May 06, 2021 Members-Only Tour of KAM Isaiah Israel
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Online WGL Chapter Bulletin Club
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 WGL Chapter Bulletin Club
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Monday, March 09, 2020 APT WGLC Bowling Social and Annual Meeting
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Minnesota Bulletin Club
Monday, November 04, 2019 Frank Lloyd Wright UNESCO World Heritage List Inscription Lecture
Thursday, October 24, 2019 Haunted Architecture Walk - Chicago
Thursday, October 03, 2019 Minnesota Bulletin Club - Laser Cleaning
Friday, September 27, 2019 Project Tour: Milwaukee Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
Friday, September 06, 2019 Historic Lime Techniques Workshop
Thursday, August 01, 2019 Members-only Tour of Old Cook County Hospital
Friday, July 19, 2019 Casting Foundry Tour - Becker Precision Casting, Inc.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Minnesota Bulletin Club Meeting
Saturday, June 22, 2019 Guided Tour of the House of Tomorrow
Friday, May 17, 2019 2019 APT WGLC / CHSA Symposium: Preservation of Industrial Archaeology and Its Construction History
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 Minnesota Bulletin Club Meeting
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 FLW Seth Peterson Cottage Tour and Restoration Review
Saturday, April 06, 2019 APT WGLC/SAIC Historic Preservation Program Student Mentoring Event
Saturday, March 23, 2019 Traditional Building: Vernacular Means and Methods
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Wisconsin Bulletin Club
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Minnesota Bulletin Club Meeting
Thursday, February 28, 2019 Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates Laboratory Tour
Thursday, February 21, 2019 APT WGLC Bowling Social
Thursday, January 24, 2019 Chicago: APT WGLC Annual Meeting
Thursday, January 24, 2019 Minneapolis: APT WGLC Annual Meeting
Thursday, January 24, 2019 Madison: APT WGLC Annual Meeting
Friday, December 07, 2018 Decorative Gilding Workshop
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Minnesota Bulletin Club Meeting
Thursday, November 01, 2018 Haunted Architecture Walk
Friday, October 26, 2018 Terrazzo Restoration Workshop
Monday, September 24, 2018 APTI College of Fellows Keynote Address - Live Stream Viewing
Monday, September 17, 2018 Structural Engineering in Historic Preservation - Examples of Response to Natural and Man-made Disasters.
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Minnesota Bulletin Club Meeting
Saturday, July 28, 2018 Frank Lloyd Wright's Redesigned Fabyan Villa Tour
Thursday, July 12, 2018 Wisconsin Bulletin Club Meeting
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Minnesota Bulletin Club Meeting
Friday, June 29, 2018 Union Station - WGLC Member Tour
Monday, June 11, 2018 Preservation of Fire-Damaged Platteville Limestone
Monday, June 04, 2018 Building Science and Preservation Workshop
Saturday, April 21, 2018 2018 Symposium: Preservation Challenges of Modernist Structures
Thursday, April 12, 2018 School of the Art Institute, Historic Preservation Program Mentorship Event
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Bulletin Club, MN and WI
Thursday, February 15, 2018 APT WGLC Bowling Social
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Bulletin Club and Chapter Annual Meeting
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Lecture on FLW's Unity Temple Restoration
Thursday, January 11, 2018 2018 Annual Meeting and Presentation on the Restoration of All Saints Episcopal Church
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Old Chicago Main Post Office - WGLC Members Tour
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Bulletin Club Meeting
Monday, November 06, 2017 History and Use of Scagliola
Friday, October 27, 2017 Historic Decorative Stenciling Workshop
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Preservation and River's Edge Redevelopment Tax Credits - Rockford
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Old Chicago Main Post Office - WGLC Members Tour
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 APT WGLC Bulletin Club
Friday, September 15, 2017 School of the Art Institute, Historic Preservation Program Mentorship Event
Saturday, September 09, 2017 Happy Hour Downtown Tour - Elgin, IL
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 APT WGLC Pecha Kecha
Saturday, July 29, 2017 Cobblestone and River Rock Construction of the Fox Valley
Saturday, June 24, 2017 Old Nichols Library Condition Assessment
Thursday, June 08, 2017 Unity Temple Tour for APT Western Great Lakes Chapter Members
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 GSA Documentary: Modernism Renewed
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Bulletin Club Meeting
Saturday, April 22, 2017 2017 APT WGLC Symposium - Preservation and the Environment
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Building Leadership Conference for Women in Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC)*
Thursday, April 06, 2017 Historic Structures Symposium - Look But Don't Touch: Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) of Historic Buildings - Fundamentals and Real World Applications
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 APT Bulletin Club
Thursday, March 09, 2017 APT WGLC Bowling Social
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Fellows Round-table Discussion and Annual Meeting
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Bulletin Club Meeting
Friday, November 18, 2016 Galloy & Van Etten Cut Stone Contractors workshop visit
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Bulletin Club Meeting
Thursday, October 06, 2016 Happy Hour!
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