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Sally Sexton Kalmbach is a fourth generation Chicagoan that has been designing and giving walking tours in the city for 15 years. She has taught classes in Chicago history at the Newberry Library, and has given numerous speeches and customized tours for individuals and small groups. Her expertise and ability to present material in an accessible, yet informative manner have resulted in a loyal following. Sally is the author of two books about Chicago history: "The Jewel of the Gold Coast, "Mrs. Potter Palmer's Chicago" and "Mrs. Thorne's World of Miniatures"
William Huchting is a licensed architect, interior designer and urban planner. A graduate of IIT and the University of Virginia, he and his work have been featured recently in Architectural Record, on the website Mashable, in 100 Resilient Cities and the German publication Archipendium. He co-presented at a conference on Urbanism entitled ”Brooklyn: Move to Detroit” in March, 2017, and taught an architecture studio at the University of Virginia in 2016. He has edited a book on the Farnsworth house and is steeped in Chicago history and food culture.
Sarah Bond is an art historian, independent scholar, and tour guide. Born and raised in Chicago, she received a BA from Williams College and a PhD in Art History from Harvard University, specializing in Medieval Art. She has lectured on a variety of topics and taught at DePaul University. Sarah has been leading customized tours at the Art Institute of Chicago since 2005. Recently, she has developed tours of the newly opened Deering Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor. Sarah is also an expert on Chicago churches and has taught and researched in that field. Her church tours take people into the diverse neighborhoods of the city and are a good way to explore local Chicago history, ethnicity, and cuisine.
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