• 46TH WARD CANDIDATES FORUM AT 3750

    46TH WARD CANDIDATES FORUM GARDEN COURT WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH 7:30p – 9p It may be the most influential city election in decades.  And one of the six above will represent us in City Hall —  James Cappleman, Angela Clay, Justin Kreindler, Marianne Lalonde, Jon-Robert McDowell, or Erika Wozniak Francis. With the city facing major deficits, are increased taxes the only real option to fill the funding gap?   What are their plans to make our community safer?  How will they encourage a richer mix of shops and restaurants?  How would they maintain both the income diversity that distinguishes the 46th and encourage housing development?  Lawrence and Broadway is about to become…

  • 3750 BEER TASTING

    The 3750 Social/Community Affairs Committee presents… 3750 BEER TASTING Friday, February 8th Grace St. Lobby 7:30p Zombie Dust, Hop Stoopid, Arrogant Bastard Ale, Zonker Stout… we are in the midst of the great American beer renaissance and it’s about to make a stop at 3750.  Our own Chris “Bruce” White (2G) founded the Chicago Beer Experience and its highly-rated beer tours in 2011 and has since led hundreds of group forays into Chicago’s craft brewery scene. Now Bruce will introduce us to some of his favorite discoveries, with a strong focus on local beers.  He’ll hit us with a little “Beer 101,” then a short history of the breweries and…

  • THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE ANCIENT MAYA

    THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE ANCIENT MAYA VIRGINIA MILLER Professor Emerita, Department of Art History, University of Illinois-Chicago Hospitality Room Sunday, 2p, January 27th Reveling in the beaches and nightlife of Cancun and Playa del Carmen…   Sampling scuba diving in Belize…  How many of us have lolled in the sun  (or plan to) at those wintertime destinations and regretted never finding the time for the archeological tours of the mysterious Maya whose jaw-dropping pre-Columbian cities lay just a few miles into the jungle? Now you’ve got the next best thing. After years of teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Native American, Latin American and Pre-Columbian art at UIC, Professor…

  • 3750 NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2019

    3750 NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2019 by the Communications Committee Retiring… Carlos Tamez, one or our wonderful doormen, will be retiring on April 24th, just short of his 10 year anniversary.  Be sure to stop by and wish him well. Also in April… April 8th-14th Xfinity is hosting their annual “Watchathon” for their cable subscribers.  We will have access to all their channels that week, including the premium channels we don’t subscribe to.  Speaking of Xfinity, we’re still finalizing the new contract. Current rates will continue until the agreement is finalized and everyone is up and running, estimated in four to six months. Shred Day Saturday, June 1, from 10AM-12Noon.  Shred Truck will be parked,…

  • 3750 Speaker Series: Designing the New LaGuardia

    DESIGNING THE NEW LAGUARDIA PETER RUGGIERO Lead Designer, New York’s LaGuardia Airport Reconstruction Project Panoramic views of jets and gateways.   Natural light flooding all levels. Intuitive passenger navigation. World-class amenities.  This is NOT the LaGuardia Airport we know. But it IS the LaGuardia that will be. Later this year the first gates will open to a state-of-the-art airport like no other in the world.  And its stunning design is the work of a team of architects led by our own Peter Ruggiero (17F). How did he and his team solve the myriad challenges that confronted them? How does an architect mix steel and glass so that it speaks to its…

  • Persian Pictorial Rugs

    Dear Friends, It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the Museum of the Red River, where we can share the knowledge and curatorial efforts of our good friend, Mehdy Douraghy. He has generously given his time and expertise to organize this wonderful exhibit. Working with a number of private collectors, Mehdy, supported by his wife Leora, has created a unique opportunity for visitors to enjoy an under-appreciated traditional art. The pictorial weavings of Persia are rarely seen on exhibit. Very few pictorial rugs are woven in comparison to the vast numbers of rugs with geometric or floral patterns, and bringing together this collection for exhibtion was a challenging…