ChicagoLAND: Modern Landscapes of Kiley, Olin, and Caldwell

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This full-day tour includes visits to sites by three of the most significant American landscape architects of the twentieth century.  The tour includes Dan Kiley’s South Garden (1967) and Laurie Olin’s Stanley McCormick Memorial Court (1990), both at the Art Institute of Chicago, and Alfred Caldwell’s roof garden at Lake Point Tower (1968). The highlight of the tour is an exclusive visit to Caldwell’s own farm in Bristol, WI (begun in 1948) which served as laboratory, classroom, and canvas and which is still privately owned.

This full-day bus tour begins at the South Garden of the Art Institute of Chicago (111 S. Michigan Avenue). Boxed lunches will be provided. The bus will return to the Royal Sonesta Hotel at approximately 4 p.m.


Tour leaders: Dan Weinbach and Ron Henderson
Duration: 7 hours
Capacity: 30

You must be registered for the Chicago Symposium to sign up for this tour. Guests can add tours during the registration process or later via links found in the registration confirmation email. Individual tickets will be made available to those not registered for the Symposium four weeks prior to the event.