From Prairie to Performance Hall: An Architectural History of the 2300 Block of North Halsted Street

This slide and lecture presentation examines how the succession of buildings on the site of the new Holtschneider Performance Center reflects 150 years of Lincoln Park's evolving needs and changing architectural tastes.

About the speaker:
Jeremy Mulderig is an emeritus professor of English at DePaul University and was for twenty-five years a docent with the Chicago Architecture Foundation. He also lived and worked for more than two decades in the now-vanished McGaw Hall.

A reception will begin at 6:15 p.m., which will include light refreshments, with the program beginning at 7:00 p.m. Though admission is free, interested attendees must RSVP by registering online at or by emailing The event is easily accessible by public transportation and parking is available at the Lincoln Commons Garage at 2316 N. Lincoln, for $10.

The program is organized my Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative and sponsored by Bridgeview Bank. Founded during the DePaul Centennial (1998-1999), the Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative is a partnership of Lincoln Park community organizations, businesses and DePaul University. The goal of the initiative is to collect, document and preserve the shared history of DePaul University and the Lincoln Park community. The educational programs, which are held in the spring and fall, examine the diverse cultural and political issues of the community and city at large.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:15pm

Holtschneider Performance Center
2330 North Halsted Street

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International/Cultural Activities, University-wide Events, Speaker/Presenters





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