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The City Beyond the White City

Mar 2023

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charnley-Persky House

Join us for the exposition!

Professor Rebecca Graff leads a tour her exhibit The City Beyond the White City: Race, Two Chicago Homes, and their Neighborhoods, which connects the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, also called the “White City,” to the material, spatial, and social histories of two 1892 structures: the Charnley-Persky House and the Mecca Flats. These buildings are located respectively on Chicago’s privileged Near North and disinvested Near South Sides. Explore the expositions virtual gallery: Beyond the White City Virtual Gallery 

On Campus Disability Accommodations:

Contact Kara Fifield at 847-735-5167 or at least 72 hours in advance.

Humanities 2020