Preservation Chicago was honored to host an international delegation of leading archeologists from Iraq and Kurdistan. The delegation included leaders from top Iraqi universities and institutions. The spirited conversation covered a wide range of historic preservation related topics. All involved were fascinated to explore the many similarities and many differences between preservation efforts in both Chicago and Iraq.
Preservation Chicago applauds “Choose Chicago”, Chicago’s tourism agency, for their efforts and success in championing Chicago’s important role locally, nationally, and internationally. We also rather liked one of the suggestions from the delegation for the idea of an appointed “Minister of Historic Preservation” in both Washington D.C. and Chicago!