We’re proud to be included in the OpenHouseChicago.org (OHC) events of this weekend. OHC is an outreach of the Chicago Architecture Foundation, and celebrates the rich architectural history of our fine city while encouraging people to “discover why design matters.”
OHC this weekend features 150 some Chicago landmarks, all over the city. The idea is to encourage — at no charge — folks to explore Chicago’s rich heritage. No tickets required. Just show up. (Of course at JPUSA we’ve always had an open door policy… but we’ve tried to really make this weekend special for our neighbors and anyone else interested in coming.)
The OHC’s Chelsea House page offers specific directions to our residence.
Related articles about the Chelsea Hotel / Chelsea House / Friendly Towers can be found here on Wilson Station:
Chelsea Hotel Before the Jesus People: From Roaring 20s to Fading 30s (Part One)
Chelsea Hotel Before the Jesus People: the 60s America’s Largest Retirement Hotel (Part Two)
Chelsea Hotel Before the Jesus People: Hippies, Jesus, and Chelsea as Sacred Space (forthcoming, Part Three)
And for those who want to tour our neighbors’ Uptown-area buildings included in the tour, OHC provides a complete list (you may have to click on “Uptown” via the left-hand column before Uptown’s sites are visible).