News

Announcing the Chicago Architectural Preservation Archive

May 11, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Press Contact
Bianca Bova, Associate Director
bianca@chicagopreservationarchive.org

CHICAGO ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION ARCHIVE
Mana Contemporary Chicago - 233 S Throop Street, Room 300 chicagopreservationarchive.org

We are pleased to announce the formation of the Chicago Architectural Preservation Archive (CAPA). CAPA is devoted to the documentation and stewardship of materials related to the practices of early urban preservationists. Headquartered at Mana Contemporary Chicago, the archive‚Äôs holdings include collections of architectural salvage, photography, research documents, and realia with ties to the First Chicago School of architecture. The contents of these collections will be made available for use by independent researchers, artists, and members of the public. For the duration of 2018, as CAPA assembles a comprehensive working catalog, we will be engaging in strategic partnerships with various cultural organization throughout Chicago and the Midwest region, to produce programming, events, and exhibitions.