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Siobhan Moroney to present at Digital Chicago Seminar

On Tuesday, September 19, Siobhan Moroney will present this fall’s first Digital Chicago Seminar, on “Chicagoland Prize Homes.” Come to the CCP at noon to learn from your colleagues and enjoy a light lunch! 

In 1945, the Chicago Tribune held a design competition for modest family homes. Most of the nearly 1,000 submissions are lost, but a few designs were published, and a small number were built. Siobhan Moroney, associate professor of politics, shares insight into what Americans expected in their postwar homes, while the changes in the built homes indicate how American housing preferences have evolved since then.