Tuesday / September 29, 2015 / 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Making Historic Buildings Accessible to All

Conference center at 35 East Wacker Drive, #260 (adjacent to AIA Chicago office)

As part of ADA 25 Chicago, Landmarks Illinois and AIA Chicago will present a panel of three architects  on the successes and challenges of adding and improving accessibility in the rehabilitation of historic buildings.


Frank Heitzman, AIA, Heitzman Architects (Oak Park)    Accessibility at Historic Naper Settlement in Naperville, Unity Temple and Pleasant Home in Oak Park.

Ellen Stoner, AIA, AltusWorks, Inc. (Chicago)     Multi-family properties in Kansas City, MO and Chicago; Chicago Public School’s ADA program and Schubert Elementary School; Quadrangle Club at University of Chicago.

Darius Bryjka, Assoc. AIA, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (Springfield)     Federal Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation; successful and less successful examples of accessibility enhancements.

Jack Catlin, FAIA, LCM Architects (Chicago), moderator. Jack is a member of the steering committee for ADA 25 Chicago.


8:30 am                     check–in and light breakfast

9:00-10:30 am           presentation


Sponsored By

AIA Chicago and Landmarks Illinois

Learning Units

1.5 LU/HSW

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Non Member Price