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Addolorata Villa Events

Grow Your Mind: Amazing Castles around the world

April 5, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm; Addolorata Villa

you curious about castles? Although these structures have been around since before Middle Ages, you may have wondered about who built them, why they were built, their defining characteristics, as well as their historic and cultural significance. Come and explore some of the world’s most...

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Grow Your Mind: The Golden Age of Manufacturing in Chicagoland 1872-1972

May 10, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm; Addolorata Villa

For much of the 20th Century Chicagoland was the manufacturing capital of the world! More appliances, bicycles, candy, clothing, electronics, furniture, musical instruments, office equipment, pinball machines, toys, tools, tractors, watches, etc. were mass-produced in Chicagoland than anywhere else on the planet. Come explore and...

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Grow Your Mind: Chicago’s Historic Motor Row District 1905 – 1936

May 24, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm; Addolorata Villa

The Chicago Historic Motor Row District, is home to the largest, intact, early “motor colony” in the United States. Primarily located on South Michigan Avenue, it was designated as a Chicago Landmark in 2000, and added to the US National Register of Historic Places in...

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