Resources in the Gold Coast and Adjacent Neighborhoods


       

Chicago History Museum

The history of Chicago is on display in the permanent collection and exhibits. Dine at the Big Shoulders cafe.

DanceWorks Chicago

DanceWorks Chicago (DWC) was founded in May 2007 to fulfill a shared passion and vision for the future of dance – a future of sustainable excellence. On January 21, 2008, DanceWorks Chicago established a formal collaborative relationship with The Ruth Page Center for the Arts (RPCA) in the Gold Coast Neighborhood.

Graham Foundation

The mission of the Graham Foundation is to nurture and enrich an informed and creative public dialogue concerning architecture and the built environment.

Latin School

Founded in 1888, The Latin School of Chicago is a coeducational day school and friend of the neighborhood. Live and Learn adult education classes offered.

Lincoln Park Zoo

One of three free zoos in America, Lincoln Park Zoo is open 365 days a year.

Links to Schools in the Chicago Area

Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art, devoted to the art of our time, offers exhibitions of art created since 1945. Puck's at the MCA is open for lunch.

Newberry Library

Research institution with a collection concentrating in the humanities and genealogy records. Sponsors events, which include exhibits, performances and concerts. Classes are offered.

Ruth Page Dance Center for the Arts

A premier dance center, staging dance and acting performances. Home to in-residence dancers and offers dance classes.

Society of Architectural Historians

Promotes the study of the built environment. Includes information on the Charnley-Persky House on Astor, home to the society.