News & Events

Historic Preservation alum Jill Tuinier (MS 2011) was recently featured in a story by Grotto Network titled "Restoring Beauty to Old Buildings."

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Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, a new book tells the history of visual art in Chicago from before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to

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SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art.

The mural was the result of a collaboration between Amtrak, Chicago-based architecture firm Goettsch Partners and the Department of Historic Preservation.

The HPRES alum was recently featured as one of Springfield Business Journal's "40 under 40". 

Amtrak Mural
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SAIC alum, Ashley Pastore (MFA 2018), was chosen to create a new piece of artwork for Amtrak's Union Station.

The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is a collection of digitally reproduced American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical building guides that are available via

The students were accompanied by professional mentors from the Association for Preservation Technology Western Great Lakes Chapter.

In February of this year, Chicago lost one of its pioneering preservation architects, Wilbert R. Hasbrouck, FAIA. With a career stretching over 40 years, Hasbrouck personified the multidisciplinary nature of preservation: as author, editor, collector, activist, and architect.

The SAIC Historic Preservation Program was well represented at a full day symposium on the specific challenges posed by preservation of recent past resources co-hosted by the Association for Preservation Technology Western Great Lakes Chapter and Docomomo US/Chicago Chapter.

SAIC continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer.

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has just announced that SAIC Hpres alum John Cramer is one of its “40 Under 40; People Saving Places”

Jenny Reep Pruden (MSHP 2012), of the Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recently was the recipient of the Main Street America Revitalization Professional (MSARP) credential from the Main Street America Institute.

Beginning March 10, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end events. 

Wintrust Arena

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will hold its 2018 Commencement Ceremony at the new Wintrust Arena at 200 East Cermak Road.

"Art environments"—gardens, parks, houses, or unique architectural structures filled or covered with works of art—require a very active role from its preserv

Anne Sullivan will be speaking  on the topic of “Preservation Education and City Planning Today”.

The conference is sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

M.S. Historic Preservation program director Anne T. Sullivan, FAIA was selected as a peer reviewer for proposed plaza modifications at Mies van der Rohe’s Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse.

Several members from SAIC's community were included on Newcity’s