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LAF 30th Annual Benefit

Annual Benefit

Starry Night


Friday, Nov 6, 2015


Adler Planetarium
1300 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605

Register Online Now

$195 Advance (by 10/23)
$205 Onsite (after 10/23)
$105 University/Nonprofit
  $55 Student rate


Contact Christina Sanders at or 202.331.7070x13.

Join top designers and leaders from practice, academia, and industry for a star-filled evening at the Adler Planetarium where floor to ceiling windows and outdoor terraces offer awe-inspiring views of the Chicago skyline.

Guest will enjoy cocktails, fine local food, and amazing company, all while raising money to support LAF’s research and scholarship programs. Join us as we:

  • Honor the 2015 Olmsted Scholars, including the $25,000 graduate and $15,000 undergraduate winners
  • Celebrate the growing breadth and impact of the Landscape Performance Series
  • Build momentum for LAF’s 50th anniversary in 2016

Tickets include buffet-style food and an open bar. LAF will provide free shuttle service between ASLA conference hotels (Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, and Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile) and the Adler Planetarium.

LAF is honored to have IRONSMITH as the Annual Benefit’s Lead Sponsor.

Interested in becoming an Annual Benefit Sponsor?

For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Christina Sanders at or 202.331.7070x13.

Thanks to our Lead Sponsor: