2014 Event Archives


March 27, 2014
“Shaw in England and the Reconstruction of Second Presbyterian” by lecturer Nate Lielasus, AIA.


May 15, 2014
“Chicago's Historic Hyde Park” by author Susan O'Connor Davis.  Co-sponsored by the Hyde Park Historical Society


Oct 23, 2014
“What Were They Wearing?  Prairie Avenue Style” presented by Debra Mancoff, Scholar-in-Residence at the Newberry Library. 

Co-sponsored by Glessner House Museum.


Special Event

June 19, 2014
“A Look Back: Chicago and the World in 1874”  Special event celebrating the 140th anniversary of Second Presbyterian Church on Michigan Avenue.  Lecture by William Tyre, Executive Director and Curator of Glessner House Museum.

To learn more about the speaker, see an article published for the National Trust for Historic Preservation here 



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