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					                                                                                                        News 2010 / FALL




SOAR’s 35th Annual Meeting was a Great          BLUEPRINTs 2010 was Truly an Evening of Art
Success                                         & Architecture                  by Mary Houston




                                                Brian Hopkins, president of SOAR with representatives from Fourth Presbyterian
                                                Church who received the SOAR Pillars of the Community Award. Representatives of
                                                the church were Elder Jeanne Bishop, Reverend Calum MacLeod and his wife Missy.
                                                SOAR thanks Fourth Church for all of your continuing contributions to the community.

                          Continued on page 7                                                              Continued on page 9
                      Working to Keep Streeterville a Neighborhood


President’s Message                             Executive Director’s Message
                                                                                                                        News 2010 / FALL

Fourth Presbyterian Church Expands
                                                                  by Jim Houston




Fourth Church Addition – Rendering of the Chestnut Street side of Fourth Church with
the new addition. Note the copper siding which coordinates with the church roof
and various other details that have been part of the church since it was built.




                                                                                       Fourth Presbyterian Church Receives Pillars of the
                                                                                       Community Award
                                                          Working to Keep Streeterville a Neighborhood

Update on the Green Roofs of Streeterville




The fourth floor green roof garden of
The Clare is truly an asset to the
environment as well as the residents of
The Clare who enjoy it.




                                          The green roof on the top of The Clare
                                          provides cooling for the building and
                                          benefits the environment.




Green roof on top of the Firehouse on Chicago Ave.


Real Estate Review                                              by Gail Spreen


                                                                                    Neighborhood Big Draw
                                                                                      News 2010 / FALL

                                                    Streeterville Artisan Market: A Community
                                                    Tradition. Chicago Collection of Applied Arts and
                                                    Fine Crafts Runs November 19-21
                                                                                           by Rosalie Harris




A Bond Between SOAR and 850 LSD
                                  by Muriel Glick
                                   Working to Keep Streeterville a Neighborhood

Marj Abrams: From Friends as Diverse as Her
Interests                        by Rosalie Harris




                                                                                  “For she’s a jolly good fellow”
                                                                                                                                    News 2010 / FALL

SOAR’s 35th Annual Meeting was a Great
Success                   continued from page 1




Ralph Weber (Northwestern Memorial Hospital), Representative Will Burns, Rob
Chrystie (Northwestern Memorial Hospital), Debra Shore (Commissioner of the
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District), Alderman Brendan Reilly.




                                                                               Neighbors Helping Neighbors




                                                                               The group of dedicated Jane Addams park clean up volunteers pose for the camera.
                                  Working to Keep Streeterville a Neighborhood

Editor’s Choice – The Art In Which We Live
                                    by Mary Houston




                                                             New Members




SOAR New Board Members
                                  by Edward Cooper
                                                                                                                     News 2010 / FALL


BLUEPRINTs 2010 was Truly an Evening of Art                                               Northwestern Memorial Hospital Garage/
& Architecture               continued from page 1                                        Childcare Center Groundbreaking
                                                                                                                by Patty Frost and Betty Eaton




Gina Forcucci, Howard and Jo Anne Melton
take a moment to pose for the camera between
shopping for silent auction items at BLUEPRINTs.




                                                     Scott Fehlan, chair of BLUEPRINTs
                                                     2010 presents the Vision Into
                                                     Reality Award to Jeanne Gang of
                                                     Studio Gang. Ms. Gang was the
                                                     architect for Aqua, which won the
                                                     international Skyscraper of the
                                                     Year award in 2009.




                                                     BLUEPRINTs guests enjoyed a
                                                     delicious buffet dinner and the
                                                     opportunity to gaze at a beautiful
                                                     view of Chicago at sunset.
Elizabeth Grady and Kevin McGirr with Maury Fantus
enjoy conversation during the silent auction.
                                     Working to Keep Streeterville a Neighborhood

Campus Task Force Reports   by Betty Eaton and Patty Frost




                                                               SOAR Beautification Walk Recognizes Properties
                                                               that Enhance the Beauty of Streeterville
                                                                                                               by Cherry Chen




                                                                                                  Marshall and Janice Matz and
                                                                                                  Kathy Cahill maintain beauty
                                                                                                  along the east end of the Lake
                                                                                                  Shore Park playground.




                                                               The beautiful flowers complement
                                                               the newly added sculpture at the
                                                               Seneca.
                                                                                     News 2010 / FALL




                            The City View Condominium
                            Association maintains beautiful
                            flowers and plantings.




La Madia’s Food and Wine Draw Streeterville
Residents                        by Pat Dragisic




                                                              Ronald McDonald House Moves Toward
                                                              Completion




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