Building the Canal to Save Chicago: Richard Lanyon & Lindsay Olson

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

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Learn how the Sanitary District of Chicago reversed the flow of the Chicago River, protecting Lake Michigan as a safe water supply. Richard Lanyon, author of "Building the Canal to Save Chicago" and Oak Park artist Lindsay Olson present a program on the building of the Chicago Canal in late 1800s. Lanyon is the author of "Building the Canal to Save Chicago." Lindsay will share a short presentation and original artwork related to the topic of wastewater management and its value to the watershed.

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