The Hillside Club Fireside meetings, held on the first Monday of most months* are a good way to see the club and get to know the members. The meetings begin with Club business at 7:00pm, followed by a speaker at 7:30pm. Club members, our neighbors, and the general public are encouraged to attend.
We hope to see you there.
*(January, February, March, April, June, October, November)
F I R E S I D E M E E T I N G
Monday, October 5th • 7:30 pm
open to the public - admission is free
“San Francisco's Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific Exhibition of 1915"
Laura Ackley holds graduate degrees from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the University of California at Berkeley College of Environmental design, as well as an undergraduate degree in architecture from Berkeley. Her interest in the Panama Pacific International Exposition was captured by a Cultural Landscapes course during her undergraduate years. She has worked for such diverse firms as Lucasfilm, Bechtel Engineering, and Autodesk, and taught 3D computer modeling for more than a decade. Her book, San Francisco’s Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, co-published by Heyday and the California Historical Society, was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2015 California Book Awards sponsored by the Commonwealth Club.