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New Year, New Website!

New Year, New Website! Today we’re thrilled to share the launch of a redesigned AIA Chicago website. It’s packed with new features and resources that allow you to more easily connect with each other and our staff to better serve you. ...
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AIA Chicago Announces the 2022 Presidential Citation Recipients

The Presidential Citation, awarded annually by the chapter President, has recognized individuals who have given outstanding service to the chapter, with a special emphasis given during the tenure of the sitting president....
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AIA Chicago Advocacy Update: Damen Silos

Damen Silos, a unique, 23.4-acre State-owned property at a critical point along the South Branch of the Chicago River, has been vacant since 1977. Given its potential to reactivate the South Branch between Pilsen and McKinley Park, several organizations, as well as AIA Chicago members, are calling for the site to be preserved and reimagined.   Over the past year and...
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AIA Chicago Sends Letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chief Sustainability Officer Angela Tovar on Opening Day of COP27

On the opening day of the 2022 United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, AIA Chicago sent a letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chief Sustainability Officer Angela Tovar, to urge them to continue our city’s commitment to and accelerate investments in the worldwide effort to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, and preferably below 1.5 degrees Celsius.  We informed...
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Member Highlight: Ed Torrez, AIA

Meet Ed Torrez, AIA, President and Principal at Bauer Latoza Studio. For Hispanic Heritage Month, we asked him a few questions and he had inspiring words.  WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE A LATINO ARCHITECT? Being a Latino architect means a lot to me since it wasn’t the easiest path to become a licensed architect with many obstacles to overcome.  But being Latino...
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Member Highlight: Julia Mosqueda, Assoc. AIA

Meet Julia Mosqueda, Assoc. AIA, Staff Designer at LBBA, and Trustee of the AIA Chicago Foundation. For Hispanic Heritage Month, we asked her a few questions and she had inspiring words. Read her full interview below. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO YOU TO BE A MEXICAN ARCHITECT?   Being a Mexican Architect means sharing the most beautiful parts of our culture, sharing holidays, foods, architecture,...
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