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Upcoming Events

For highlights and photos of recent Chaddick programs, please click here.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 12:00-1:30pm
Lunch Symposium: Promoting Alternatives to Private Vehicle Travel in Illinois Cities: Five Case Studies of Excellence
This midday symposium will highlight the work of five downstate Illinois communities that are doing exemplary work promoting alternatives to private automobile travel. Join us as we explore the successful strategies of Charleston and Urbana to promote bicycle travel, Galesburg and Rock Island to create pleasant walking environments, and Peoria's work to promote transit use. Representatives of these five communities have been invited to attend and be formally recognized for their efforts. The event will take place at DePaul University at 14 E. Jackson, Suite 1600. Email to RSVP for free. Check out the flyer here. Hope to see you there!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 6-7:15pm
Windy City Historians presents: "The Place Native Americans Called Chicagoua"
Join us for a special event with the Windy City Historians featuring noted historian John Swenson, who will offer a new twist on Chicago history.  Swenson spent decades unraveling the mystery of the location of Chicago, and the evidence he found—remarkablycalls into question the story told by most 19th century historians.  Reception: 5:30, Program 6 - 7:15 p.m.  Location: 14 E Jackson Blvd, Suite 1600. Click here​ for more details.  To RSVP, email​

Friday, May 10, 2019
Chaddick Spring Study Trip
Join the Chaddick team on its 16th semi-annual study trip! The group will meet at one of the downtown Chicago train stations and spend the day exploring a nearby city, meeting with local elected and municipal officials, planners, and professionals. We'll cap off the day with an optional dinner before returning to the city that evening. Email to be put on the interest list.

Check back in late February for details on the grand opening for our brand new space at
14 E Jackson, Suite 1600!