What do Jack London, Popular Science, and the Chicago Plan Commission have in common? They have all offered comment on what Chicago might be like in the future. Their speculations range from the very modest to the far reaches of magical realism. In this engaging talk, Max Grinnell will offer a brief overview of Windy City prognostications offered from the past 160 years or so.
This program is a part of the 2018-2019 One Book, One Chicago season, exploring the theme Imagine The Future and the book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick. For more information on other events, visit www.onebookonechicago.org.